sammy

adjective
sam·​my | \ ˈsamē \

Definition of sammy

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 dialectal : clammy, sodden
2 dialectal : watery

sammy

verb
\ " \
variants: or sammie \ " \
sammied; sammied; sammying or sammieing; sammies

Definition of sammy (Entry 2 of 3)

transitive verb

: to moisten (leather) before staking : sam

intransitive verb

: to make rough-tanned leather evenly moist throughout

sammy

noun
\ " \
plural -es

Definition of sammy (Entry 3 of 3)

dialectal, England

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History and Etymology for sammy

Adjective

perhaps alteration of English dialect sam half-cooked, moist

Verb

alteration of sam

Noun

from Sammy, nickname for Samuel

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“Sammy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sammy. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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