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Sampson

[samp-suh n]
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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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  • "Let's hear the story from you, then, Sampson," Mr. Balderby said.

    Henry Dunbar

    M. E. Braddon

  • Sampson's carpet-bag and portmanteau had been left in this sitting-room.

    Henry Dunbar

    M. E. Braddon

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

    Henry Dunbar

    M. E. Braddon

  • But even if Sampson Wilmot had lived to speak, what could he have told?

    Henry Dunbar

    M. E. Braddon

  • It had been written five-and-twenty years before by Sampson Wilmot.

    Henry Dunbar

    M. E. Braddon