- Deborah,1760–1827, U.S. Revolutionary War soldier who fought disguised as a man.
- William Thomas,1840–1902, U.S. admiral.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for sampson
“During my relationship with Robert Kelly, I lost my virginity to him,” Sampson said in her suit, according to the Sun-Times.Why Has the Public Forgiven R. Kelly for His Sordid, Predatory Past?
December 9, 2013
"Let's hear the story from you, then, Sampson," Mr. Balderby said.
Sampson's carpet-bag and portmanteau had been left in this sitting-room.
He went away with the determination of discovering the sick man, Sampson Wilmot.
But even if Sampson Wilmot had lived to speak, what could he have told?
It had been written five-and-twenty years before by Sampson Wilmot.