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Pelham

[pel-uh m] /ˈpɛl əm/
noun
1.
Henry, 1696–1754, British statesman: prime minister 1743–54 (brother of Thomas Pelham-Holles).
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pelham

/ˈpɛləm/
noun
1.
a horse's bit for a double bridle, less severe than a curb but more severe than a snaffle
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probably from the proper name Pelham

Pelham

/ˈpɛləm/
noun
1.
Henry. 1696–1754, British statesman: prime minister (1743–54); brother of Thomas Pelham Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle
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