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cham

transitive verb \ˈcham\

Definition of cham

chammed

;

chammed

;

chamming

;

chams

dialectal, England

  1. :  chew, bite

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Origin and Etymology of cham

Middle English chammen, perhaps of imitative origin


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cham

Definition of cham

  1. variant of 1khan

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cham

\chəm, (¦)cham\

Definition of cham

dialectal, England

  1. :  I am

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Origin and Etymology of cham

alteration of Middle English ich am


Cham

noun \ˈchäm\
variants: or

Chiam

\ˈchēˌäm\

Definition of Cham

plural

Cham

or

Chams

or

Chiam

or

Chiams

  1. 1a :  a people of an ancient kingdom in the central coastal part of Annam that reached its peak of power in the 7th and 8th centuries and was absorbed by Annam in 1471 b :  a member of such people

  2. 2a (1) :  a people in central coastal Annam linguistically related to the Cambodians (2) :  a member of such people b :  the language of the Cham people

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