A cheap restaurant or pool hall, used as a loitering and gathering spot by criminals: rendezvous is a ”ham joint” (1920s+)
[ham-lit] /ˈhæm lɪt/ noun 1. a small village. 2. British. a village without a church of its own, belonging to the parish of another village or town. [ham-lit] /ˈhæm lɪt/ noun, plural (especially collectively) hamlet (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) hamlets. 1. any of various sea basses of the family Serranidae, […]
[ham-lin] /ˈhæm lɪn/ noun 1. Hannibal, 1809–91, U.S. political leader: vice president of the U.S. 1861–65. 2. a male given name.
/ˈhæmlɪʃ/ noun 1. Marvin. 1944–2012, US composer, best known for the musical A Chorus Line (1975)
/ˈhæmlɪn/ noun 1. Baron Paul. 1926–2001, British businessman and publisher