Samson post

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(Naut.) A strong post resting on the keelson, and supporting a beam of the deck; also, a temporary or movable pillar carrying a leading block or pulley for various purposes.
In deep-well boring, the post which supports the walking beam of the apparatus.
- Brande & C.

See also: Samson, Samson

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Ross Samson posted a clip of himself downing a beer on Facebook in the early hours of December 26.
For federal and state government agencies to try to legislate commercial real estate people and businesses into using all the available resources to improve their business may sound like a great idea, but we think people will find great resources on their own." When asked how lawmakers should proceed, Samson posted "They need to be careful when enacting new legislation, that they assess all unintended consequences in advance." Samson concedes that regulations mandating commercial real estate professionals to get the information they need is likely to benefit him and other online information providers like Koss REsource, but he's still concerned about the new laws.