cham

(kăm) pronunciation
n. Archaic
A Tartar or Mogul khan.

[French, from Turkish khān, lord, prince. See khan1.]


Cham (käm), pseud. of Amédée de Noé (ämādā' də nōā'), 1819-79, French caricaturist and lithographer. He abandoned a military career to produce over 4,000 designs, many of them caricatures and sketches of French and Algerian life.

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