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Meaning of SAMPLER

Pronunciation:  'sâmplur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a piece of embroidery demonstrating skill with various stitches
  2. [n]  an observation station that is set up to make sample observations of something
  3. [n]  an assortment of various samples; "a candy sampler"; "a sampler of French poets"
  4. [n]  someone who samples food or drink for its quality
 

SAMPLER is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: sampling station, taster, tastetester
 
 See Also: assortment, critic, embroidery, fancywork, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, mixture, motley, observation station, potpourri, salmagundi, variety, wine taster

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sam"pler\, n. [See {Exampler}, {Exemplar}.]
1. One who makes up samples for inspection; one who examines
   samples, or by samples; as, a wool sampler.

2. A pattern; a specimen; especially, a collection of
   needlework patterns, as letters, borders, etc., to be used
   as samples, or to display the skill of the worker.

         Susie dear, bring your sampler and Mrs. Schumann
         will show you how to make that W you bothered over.
                                               --E. E. Hale.

 

 

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