Associations to the word «Samson»


SAMSON, proper noun. An Israelite judge in the Old Testament who performed feats of strength against the Philistines but was betrayed by Delilah his mistress. (biblical character)
SAMSON, proper noun. (by extension) Any very strong man.
SAMSON, proper noun. A male given name.
SAMSON, proper noun. An English surname derived from the given name.
SAMSON POST, noun. (nautical) A strong post resting on the keelson and supporting a beam of the deck.
SAMSON POST, noun. (nautical) A temporary or movable pillar carrying a leading block or pulley for various purposes.
SAMSON POST, noun. In deepwell boring, the post which supports the walking beam of the apparatus.
SAMSON POSTS, noun. Plural of Samson post

Dictionary definition

SAMSON, noun. (Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah.
SAMSON, noun. A large and strong and heavyset man; "he was a bull of a man"; "a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got".

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Blaise Pascal