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Sampson

[samp-suh n] /ˈsæmp sən/
noun
1.
Deborah, 1760–1827, U.S. Revolutionary War soldier who fought disguised as a man.
2.
William Thomas, 1840–1902, U.S. admiral.
3.
a male given name.
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  • Lot was in Sodom, but not of it; and so were Sampson and Joan in, but not of, the villainous times they lived in.

    Christie Johnstone Charles Reade
  • "Let's hear the story from you, then, Sampson," Mr. Balderby said.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • There, he said, theres the cliff where Sampson hid the chest in the pocket.

    Peter Cotterell's Treasure Rupert Sargent Holland
  • Sampson's carpet-bag and portmanteau had been left in this sitting-room.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • There was no satisfying Miss Sampson with rides, new places, new faces, new adventures.

  • He went away with the determination of discovering the sick man, Sampson Wilmot.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • Sarah cleared half the table, and Sampson and Edward dined in moody silence.

    Hard Cash Charles Reade
  • It had been written five-and-twenty years before by Sampson Wilmot.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • Yes; and he'd have found it before this if I just knew his relation to Sampson and Wright.

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