Verb cham Definition and Examples



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.


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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