To sham Abram

Definition of To sham Abram

to feign sickness; to malinger. Hence a malingerer is called, in sailors' cant, Sham Abram, or Sham Abraham.

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To set sail
To set steven
To set the eyes on
To set the hand to
To set the heart at rest
To set the heart upon
To set the land
To set the palette
To set the teeth on edge
To set to sale
To set to work
To set up one's staff
To settle on
To settle the land
To shake a cask
To shake hands
To shake out a reef
To shake the bells
To shake the sails
To sham Abraham
-To sham Abram-
To shape one's self
To shave a note
To sheathe the sword
To sheer off
To sheer up
To sheet home
To sheet-pile
To shell out
To shift off
To shift the helm
To shift the scene
To ship the oars
To shoot ahead
To shoot out the lip
To shorten a rope
To shorten sail
To shout at
To shove the queer
To show forth
To show his paces
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