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sham Abram




sham Abram (third-person singular simple present shams Abram, present participle shamming Abram, simple past and past participle shammed Abram)

  1. Alternative form of sham Abraham [First attested in the late 18th century.][1]


Grose, Francis, The Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue / Lexicon Balatronicum: A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit, and Pickpocket Eloquence: altered and enlarged (London; 1811)

  1. ^ “sham Abram” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 7.