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English noun: Samson

1. Samson (person) (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

Instance hypernymjudge, jurist, justice

Domain categoryOld Testament

2. Samson (person) a large and strong and heavyset man

SamplesHe was a bull of a man.
A thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got.

Synonymsbruiser, bull, strapper

Broader (hypernym)adult male, man

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