Sham

Sham noun [ Originally the same word as shame , hence, a disgrace, a trick. See Shame , noun ] 1. That which deceives expectation; any trick, fraud, or device that deludes and disappoint; a make-believe; delusion; imposture, humbug. 'A mere sham .'
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Sham

Sham adjective False; counterfeit; pretended; feigned; unreal; as, a sham fight. « They scorned the sham independence proffered to them by the Athenians.» Jowett (Thucyd)
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Sham

Sham transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Shammed ; present participle & verbal noun Shamming .] 1. To trick; to cheat; to deceive or delude with false pretenses. « Fooled and shammed into a conviction.�...
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Sham

Sham intransitive verb To make false pretenses; to deceive; to feign; to impose. « Wondering . . . whether those who lectured him were such fools as they professed to be, or were only shamming Macaulay.
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Sham

• (v. i.) To make false pretenses; to deceive; to feign; to impose. • (n.) A false front, or removable ornamental covering. • (a.) False; counterfeit; pretended; feigned; unreal; as, a sham fight. • (v. t.) To trick; to cheat; to deceive or delude with false pretenses. • (v. t.) To obtrude by fraud or imposition. • (n....
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Sham

A business transaction, such as a limited partnership, that is entered into for the sake of avoiding tax.
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Sham

Sham is slang for champagne.
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Sham

[horse] Sham (April 9, 1970 – April 3, 1993), an American thoroughbred race horse, was one of the fastest horses of the 20th century, but was overshadowed by his larger-than-life peer and half-cousin, Secretariat. He was a dark seal brown in color. While racing, he wore green and yellow blinkers. His preferred running style was that of a ...
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sham

something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
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Sham

A business transaction, such as a limited partnership, that is entered into for the sake of avoiding
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Sham

[play] Sham is a 1920 one-act stage play by Frank G. Tompkins. Described as A Social Satire, it was about a thief who is caught robbing a couple`s home. ==Television adaptations== The play was adapted various times for early television. Three of these adaptations are documented. A version aired live on 28 January 1945 on New York City stati...
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