Samian earth, a species of clay from Samos, formerly used in medicine as an astringent.

(Sa"mi*an), n. A native or inhabitant of Samos.

(Sa"mi*el) n. [Turk. sam- yeli; Ar. samm poison + Turk. yel wind. Cf. Simoom.] A hot and destructive wind that sometimes blows, in Turkey, from the desert. It is identical with the simoom of Arabia and the kamsin of Syria.

(Sa"mi*ot) a. & n. [Cf. F. samiote.] Samian.

(Sa"mite) a. [OF. samit, LL. samitum, examitum, from LGr. woven with six threads; Gr. six + a thread. See Six, and cf. Dimity.] A species of silk stuff, or taffeta, generally interwoven with gold. Tennyson.

In silken samite she was light arrayed.

(Sam"let) n. [Cf. Salmonet.] The parr.

(Sam"mi*er) n. A machine for pressing the water from skins in tanning. Knight.

(Sa*mo"an) a. Of or pertaining to the Samoan Islands (formerly called Navigators' Islands) in the South Pacific Ocean, or their inhabitants.n. An inhabitant of the Samoan Islands.

(||Sa"mo*var) n. [Russ. samovar'.] A metal urn used in Russia for making tea. It is filled with water, which is heated by charcoal placed in a pipe, with chimney attached, which passes through the urn.

(Sam`oy*edes") n. pl.; sing. Samoyede (Ethnol.) An ignorant and degraded Turanian tribe which occupies a portion of Northern Russia and a part of Siberia.

Same is commonly preceded by the, this, or that and is often used substantively as in the citations above. In a comparative use it is followed by as or with.

Bees like the same odors as we do.

[He] held the same political opinions with his illustrious friend.

(Same"li*ness) n. Sameness, 2. [R.] Bayne.

(Same"ness), n.

1. The state of being the same; identity; absence of difference; near resemblance; correspondence; similarity; as, a sameness of person, of manner, of sound, of appearance, and the like. "A sameness of the terms." Bp. Horsley.

2. Hence, want of variety; tedious monotony.

Syn. — Identity; identicalness; oneness.

(Sa*mette") n. See Samite. [Obs.]

(Sa"mi*an) a. [L. Samius.] Of or pertaining to the island of Samos.

Fill high the cup with Samian wine.

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