Definition of Hamous

1. Adjective. Variant spelling of hamose ¹



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Definition of Hamous

1. hamose [adj] - See also: hamose

Medical Definition of Hamous

1. Having the end hooked or curved. Origin: L. Hamus hook. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hamous

hammily
hamminess
hamminesses
hamming
hamming up
hammochrysos
hammock
hammock bandage
hammock ligament
hammocked
hammocking
hammocklike
hammocks
hammy
hamose
hamous (current term)
hamper
hampered
hamperer
hamperers
hampering
hampers
hampster
hampsters
hampton hump
hams
hams up
hamsa
hamsandwich
hamsas

Literary usage of Hamous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A New and Comprehensive Gazetteer by George Newenham Wright (1834)
"See hamous. AMORA, tn. Asiatic Turkey, prov. Irak Arabi, pach. Bagdad, on the Tigris riv. 120 m. sr.bs. Bagdad. ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: And of ...by Great Britain Court of Chancery, William Peere Williams, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Samuel Compton Cox by Great Britain Court of Chancery, William Peere Williams, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Samuel Compton Cox (1787)
"Where there is a power to charge land for portions for younger children living at the father's death, a poll- hamous child is within that power. ..."

3. Life and Death of Mr. Badman and The Holy War by John Bunyan (1905)
"... hamous- an(l picking of his pocket: a thing odious to ness of this „ P 0 . , T and beguile. ..."

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