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Cham (kam)

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The sovereign prince of Tartary, now written “khan.”

Fetch you a hair off the great Cham’s beard.”—Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing, ii. 1.

The great Cham of Literature. Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709–1784).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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