Verb cham Definition and Examples


Verb:

cham

Definition as verb:

(obsolete) To chew.

More definition:


1.khan1 .

1. an archaic word for khan1 (sense 1) Word OriginC16, from French, from Persian khān; see khan1 Cham /tʃæm/ noun
1. (pl) Cham, Chams. a member of a people of Indonesian stock living in Cambodia and central Vietnam

2. the language of this people, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
old alternative form of khan, 1550s, from French cham, Medieval Latin cham, alternative forms of chan, can.

Examples:

Under the guidance of General Caceres a junta was then formed to carry on the government until an election for the presidency should be held and the senate and cham- Ch o eres in ber of deputies constituted.

Guest-cham bers.

Both cham bers were elected by the same voters, but senators required a property qualification, - the payment of at least 2000 florins in taxes.

In this hot and thirsty corner of Baluchistan, ruled by the Jam or Cham, there is a fairly wide stretch of cultivation, nourished by the alluvial detritus of the Purali and well irrigated.



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