Sam definition

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Surface-to-air missile.
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Surface-to-air missile.
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(UK dialectal) To assemble.
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(UK dialectal) (of persons) To bring together; join (in marriage, friendship, love, etc.).
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(UK dialectal) (of things) To bring together; collect; put in order; arrange.
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(intransitive, UK dialectal) To assemble; come together.
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(UK dialectal) To coagulate; curdle (milk).
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(obsolete) Together.
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(slang) Federal narcotics agent.
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Surface-to-air missile.
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Samuel.
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(bible) Samuel.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
sam
Plural:
sams

Origin of sam

  • From Middle English sammen, samnen, from Old English samnian, Ä¡esamnian (“to collect, assemble, bring together, gather, join, unite, compose, meet, glean"), from Proto-Germanic *samnōnÄ… (“to gather"), from Proto-Indo-European *sem- (“one"). Cognate with Dutch zamelen (“to collect"), German sammeln (“to collect, gather"), Swedish samla (“to gather, collect"), Icelandic samna (“to gather, collect"). More at same.

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  • Possibly from Uncle Sam

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