More example sentences
- In the mid-sixties I changed to finishing all pigs instead of selling bonhams.
- She counted seven shillings and ten pence and she said to her son Pat: ‘I think you should go to the Fair in the morning to buy a bonham or small pig.’
- Gossip was exchanged and embellished, births, deaths and marriages were discussed and the price of bonhams and dropped calves were dissected.
late 19th century: dialect variant of Irish banbh 'pig'.