- a sandwich.
Origin of sammie
Examples from the Web for sammie
Historical Examples of sammie
No, no, saft-like same as Sammie—that was the kind for a woman to love.
An' yet—there were those who said that one like Sammie never made a good husband.
Only one shot in her, but make that one good; here y'are, Sammie.
He was back again from his visit to Sammie and Susie Littletail.Uncle Wiggily and Old Mother Hubbard
Howard R. Garis
Sammie climbed it to five hundred feet in an hour and a half.Night Bombing with the Bedouins
Robert Henry Reece
- informal (in South Africa) an Indian fruit and vegetable vendor who goes from house to house
Word Origin for sammy
Word Origin and History for sammie
British slang for "U.S. soldier in World War I," 1918, a reference 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]