coarsely ground corn.
a porridge made of it.
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How to use samp in a sentence
This was the samp-mill, where their corn was pounded into meal.The Puritan Twins | Lucy Fitch Perkins
The Indian samp-wallahs do not use any infusion or unguent to stupefy and disarm their snakes, as do those of Ethiopia.The Romance of Natural History, Second Series | Philip Henry Gosse
Then I put some of the hot water to the samp, and drank it up, and my spirit came again.Captivity and Restoration | Mrs. Mary Rowlandson
These hand-mills are sometimes still found in use as "samp-mills."Customs and Fashions in Old New England | Alice Morse Earle
samp is the corn skinned, as we shell oats, or make pearl barley; it is then boiled with pork or other meat, as we boil peas.
British Dictionary definitions for samp
Southern African crushed maize used for porridge
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