Smithfield ham

noun

Smith·​field ham ˈsmith-ˌfēld- How to pronounce Smithfield ham (audio)
: a Virginia ham produced in or near Smithfield, Va.

Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Smithfield ham was in 1888

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“Smithfield ham.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Smithfield%20ham. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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