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  • noun A mild, cured ham that has a delicate pink meat; traditionally served with a Madeira sauce


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  • a huge plateful of York ham, a cut from the joint, a liberal supply of roast pheasant, to say nothing of kickshaws and sweets; the days when the inside of a nobleman after dinner was a provision store floating in sherry, hock, champagne, old port, and punch.

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