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Noun: Samson
  1. (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
     
  2. A large and strong and heavyset man
    "he was a Samson of a man";
    - bull, bruiser, strapper, heavy [informal]

Derived forms: Samsons

Type of: adult male, bozo [N. Amer, informal], cat [N. Amer, informal], chappie [Brit, informal], geezer [Brit, informal], guy [informal], hombre [N. Amer, informal], judge, jurist, justice, man, sod [Brit, informal]

Encyclopedia: Samson, Joseph