sammie

Sammy

[sam-ee]
noun, plural Sammies.
1.
a male given name, form of Samuel.
2.
a female given name, form of Samantha.
Also, Sammie.
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sammy (ˈsæmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
informal (in South Africa) an Indian fruit and vegetable vendor who goes from house to house
 
[C20: from the forename Sammy]

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Sammy
British slang for "U.S. soldier in World War I," 1918, a ref. to Uncle Sam.
"A Sammie may be defined as an American soldier as he appears in an English newspaper or a French cinema. It is a name he did not invent, does not like, never uses and will not recognize." ["Stars & Stripes," March 29, 1918]
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