Samson post

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Related to Samson posts: keelson, king post, bollard
(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.