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[mass noun] A dark sweet-cured ham.
- ‘Bradenham ham, a delicate English ham, is lengthily cured in molasses with juniper berries and spices to give a sweet flavour and a perfectly black outside.’
- ‘Bradenham ham is made by a secret recipe with, among other things, molasses coriander and juniper berries being used in the cure.’
- ‘Along with her sisters, my friend always received a Bradenham ham at Christmas from her rich brother.’
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