Sham \Sham\ (sh[a^]m), n. [Originally the same word as shame,
hence, a disgrace, a trick. See Shame
1. That which deceives expectation; any trick, fraud, or
device that deludes and disappoints; a make-believe;
delusion; imposture; humbug. "A mere sham." --Bp.
Believe who will the solemn sham, not I. --Addison.
2. A false front, or removable ornamental covering.
, a covering to be laid on a pillow.