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.Lubbock.
[He] held the same political opinions with his illustrious friend.Macaulay.
(Same"li*ness) n. Sameness, 2. [R.] Bayne.
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."
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.Byron. 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.
In silken samite she was light arrayed.Spenser.
(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
(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.