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Definition of the noun pelham

What does pelham mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • pelham: pelhams
  • Pelham: -

  1. a bit with a bar mouthpiece that is designed to combine a curb and snaffle
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: bit = piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding

Alternative definition of the noun pelham

noun

  1. a type of bit used on the bridle of a horse, consisting of a mouthpiece, a shank, and two rings on either side

Places

  1. Pelham is a city and suburb of Birmingham in Shelby County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 14,369, but has grown to 21,352 recorded by the 2010 census. It was named for famed Confederate American Civil War officer John Pelham. An F2 tornado damaged business buildings in Pelham along with Indian Springs, Helena, and Inverness on Palm Sunday, March 27, 1994.
  2. Pelham is an inner-ring suburban town in Westchester County, New York, approximately 14 miles northeast of Midtown Manhattan. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 12,396. Historically, Pelham was composed of five villages and became known as "the Pelhams".
  3. Pelham is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 12,897 at the 2010 census.
  4. Pelham is a city in Mitchell County, Georgia, in the United States. The population was 3,898 at the 2010 census. Pelham is located on the crossroads of US 19 and State Route 93 and is approximately 38 miles south of Albany and approximately 26 miles north of Thomasville.
  5. Pelham: The Town of Pelham is located in the centre of Niagara Region in Ontario, Canada.
  6. Pelham: The Village of Pelham is a village in Westchester County, New York, United States. The population was 6,910 at the 2010 census. It is located in the Town of Pelham, which is colloquially referred to as Pelham.
  7. Pelham is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 1,321 at the 2010 census. It shares the same ZIP code as Amherst.
  8. Pelham is an unincorporated community in northwest Caswell County, North Carolina at the North Carolina/Virginia border. It is often considered a suburb of nearby Danville, Virginia. Pelham is located along Pelham Loop Road near the eastern terminus of NC 700 at US 29. It was named for Confederate Col. John Pelham, known as "the Gallant Pelham" for his extraordinary bravery, whose parents, Dr. Atkinson and Martha Mumford McGehee Pelham, resided in neighboring Person County before moving to Alabama. Nearby communities, independent cities, and municipalities include Danville, Eden, Ruffin, Yanceyville, Purley, and Casville.
  9. Pelham a.k.a. Pelham, Tennessee: Pelham is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Grundy County, Tennessee, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 403. Pelham is located at the junction of U.S. Route 41, State Route 2, and State Route 50 5.35 miles north-northwest of Monteagle. Pelham has a post office with ZIP code 37366, which opened on April 4, 1832.
  10. Pelham a.k.a. Sugar Tit, South Carolina: Sugar Tit is an unincorporated community in Spartanburg County in the upstate of the U.S. state of South Carolina.

There are other places with in their name, like Pelham Manor, Furneux Pelham, Pelham Parkway, Pelham Bay Park and Stocking Pelham.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pelham

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Google previewAtheneum, Or, Spirit of the English Magazines (1828)

Pelham is the representative of a certain class : the question is neither of its mental nor its moral excellence; but does that...

Pelham is a picture, as true as it is animated, of a large portion of young men of the present day, no one can deny.

Google previewThe Spirit of the English Magazines (1829)

Pelham is the representative of a certain class : the question is neither of its mental nor its moral excellence; but does that...

Google previewThe Atheneum (1829)

Pelham is the representative of a certain class : the question is neither of its mental nor its moral excellence ; but does that...

Google previewThe London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc (1828)

Pelham is the representative of a certain class: the question is neither of its mental nor its moral excellence; but does that...

Google previewThe Literary Gazette (1828)

A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science, and the Fine Arts by William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin

Pelham is the representative of a certain class: the question is neither of its mental nor its moral excellence ; but does that class...

Google previewThe Novels and Romances of Edward Bulwer Lytton (1897)

by Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton

Pelham is the very incarnation of success.

Google previewTouring Niagara Wine Country (2003)

by Linda Bramble, Dwayne Coon

Pelham is the geographical centre of Niagara, with a centrepiece at the Fonthill Kame, the highest elevation in the region. The surrounding falls are quite bucolic. St. Catharines is the largest urban centre (130,000 pop.} and has numerous ...

Google previewImpressions of America (2001)

During the Years 1833, 1834, and 1835 by Tyrone Power

Pelham is a handsome little chesnut, with a perfectly thorough-bred air, and gallops like a witch. From the course, rode to the mansion of Mrs. M r, the very beau idhal of a Southern dwelling, having on either front very deep porticoes opening ...

Google previewIsraelis and Palestinians in the Shadows of the Wall (2015)

Spaces of Separation and Occupation by Dr Cédric Parizot, Dr Stéphanie Latte Abdallah

nicolas Pelham is a journalist and writer on the Middle East affairs for The ...

Google previewA Literary Cavalcade—III

by Robert A. Parker

The hero Pelham is a young British doctor who has asked for a bit of action, and has been sent to treat wounded Yugoslav partisans fighting guerilla battles against the Germans. Pelham is accompanied by a team of British soldiers, none of ...

Google previewBasic Training for Horses (2010)

by Gaydell M. Collier, Eleanor F. Prince

The Pelham is a one-piece bit with rings for both snaffle and curb reins. The shanks are relatively short, resulting in mild leverage on the curb. Although lacking the full range of communication possible with the double bridle, the Pelham is ...

Google previewThe Silver Fork Novel (2012)

Fashionable Fiction in the Age of Reform by Edward Copeland

Comments: Bulwer's Pelham is the quintessential late-18205 dandy novel. The hero wins a parliamentary seat as a Whig, but the seat is challenged and presented to a candidate who supports the government (Tory). Later 180 Appendix.

Google previewLexicon of Geologic Names of the United States (1938)

(including Alaska) ...

Trenton or Pelham Is. — Lower part usually impure shaly Is. with great numbers of Moclurea magna, characteristic Chazy fossil. Upper part mostly pure Is., with Trenton fossils .

Google previewA Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire. 27. Ed (1865)

by John Bernard Burke

CHICHESTER, EARL or (Sir Henry-Thomas Pelham), Baron Pelham, of Stanmer, co. Sussex ...

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The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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