Definition of Pelhams

1. Noun. (plural of pelham) ¹



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Definition of Pelhams

1. pelham [n] - See also: pelham

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pelhams

pelecypoda
pelecypodous
pelecypods
pelehouse
pelehouses
pelerine
pelerines
peles
peleton
peletons
pelf
pelfish
pelfs
pelger-huet anomaly
pelham
pelhams (current term)
pelican
pelican crossing
pelican flower
pelican flowers
pelicanlike
pelicans
pelick
pelicosauria
pelidnoma
pelike
pelikes
peliom
pelioma
peliosis

Literary usage of Pelhams

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1. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1912)
"Both George and the pelhams began to look round for aid. On February 5, 1746, ... The pelhams were now in a position to insist on their own terms. ..."

2. A Student's History of England from the Earliest Times to the Death of Queen by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1902)
"The pelhams and the King. 1745. —The pelhams made use of the struggle in Scotland to ... The pelhams were reinstated in power, bringing I'itt with them. ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"CHAPTER H THE AGE OF WALPOLE AND THE pelhams (1) CHATEAUBRIAND once caustically declared that the Revolution of 1688, which Englishmen termed the "glorious ..."

4. The History of Nations by Henry Cabot Lodge (1906)
"Chapter XLVI ESTABLISHMENT OF PARLIAMENTARY SUPREMACY: WALPOLE, CARTERET, AND THE pelhams 1737—1754 LEADING DATES REIGN OF GEORGE II., ..."

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