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country ham Syllabification: coun·try ham

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of country ham in English:


A ham that is dry-cured with salt before smoking.
Example sentences
  • I know it isn't country ham, but I can throw a bunch of salt on it, and we can pretend.
  • Unlike city ham, country ham is best served in small thin slices, traditionally on biscuits - large, thick slices are generally too salty.
  • She would come cook us a country ham or biscuits and gravy breakfast - or her mother would.
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