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sam hill

also Sam Hill  (săm′ hĭl′)
n. Slang
Used as an intensive: What in sam hill is going on?

[Ultimately alteration of hell.]
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Sam′ Hill′


n.
Slang. hell (used as a mild oath and usu. prec. by in or the): Who in Sam Hill are you?
[1830–40, Amer.; Sam (orig. salmon, variant of Sal(o)mon an oath) + hill, euphemism for hell]
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Maybe my hands ain't soft like bookkeepers' an' clerks, but they can work for you, an' fight like Sam Hill for you, and, Saxon, they can love you."
News of the closure stunned clients, including Sam Hill of Geneva.
White, flanker Dave Ewers, lock Jonny Hill, centre Henry Slade and substitute Sam Hill crossed for Exeter, and Joe Simmonds added three conversions and a penalty, but the Chiefs once again experienced Twickenham heartbreak.
White, Dave Ewers, Jonny Hill, Henry Slade and Sam Hill crossed for Exeter, and Joe Simmonds added three conversions and a penalty, but the Chiefs once again experienced Twickenham heartbreak.
Sam Hill's try with the final play was too little, too late for Exeter, who ultimately had no answer to a team that time their run like no other.
Although Sam Hill replied for the Chiefs, it came too late.
Substitute Sam Simmonds then claimed a late score, as did centre Sam Hill, with Simmonds' brother Joe converting all six tries for a 17-point haul.
Exeter Chiefs: 15 Max Bodilly, 14 Tom O'Flaherty, 13 Tom Hendrickson, 12 Sam Hill, 11 Olly Woodburn (James Short, 50), 10 Harvey Skinner, 9 Sam Maunder (Joe Snow, 64); 1 Moray Low (Billy Keast, 50), 2 Elvis Taione (Jack Innard, 50), 3 Greg Holmes (Marcus Street, 40) (captain), 4 Toby Salmon (James Freeman, 45), 5 Wilhelm Van Der Sluys, 6 Josh Caulfield, 7 Sean Lonsdale, 8 Tom Lawday (Onehunga Kaufusi, 64).
Sam Hill was set upon by Jake Johnson and an unknown man in the early hours of New Year's Day.
The Mirfield-based team beat London outfit Two Touch AFC 9-5 with goals from Matt Grist, Sam Hill and Steve King who all scored three apiece.
Dexter Manley scored twice for Kegworth Imperial in their loss to Syston Brookside, who scored five through Michael Noga (2), Joe Hill, Jay Hulme and Sam Hill.