Meaning of Pelham

Pel•ham

Pronunciation: (pel'um), [key]
— n.
  1. a bit that is used with two pairs of reins, designed to serve the purpose of a full bridle.

Pel•ham

Pronunciation: (pel'um), [key]
— n.
  1. 1696–1754, British statesman: prime minister 1743–54 (brother of Thomas Pelham-Holles).
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