[sam broun] /ˈsæm ˈbraʊn/
a sword belt having a supporting strap over the right shoulder, formerly worn by officers in the U.S. Army, now sometimes worn as part of the uniform by police officers, guards, and army officers in other nations.
Sam Browne belt
a military officer’s wide belt supported by a strap passing from the left side of the belt over the right shoulder
noun 1. Also, sambuke [sam-byook] /ˈsæm byuk/ (Show IPA). an ancient stringed musical instrument used in Greece and the Near East. 2. a medieval hurdy-gurdy. noun 1. a licorice-flavored Italian liqueur made from elderberries.
SAMDS Serbian American Medical and Dental Society
- Same-day service
humour, operating system An ironic term used to describe long response time, particularly with respect to MS-DOS system calls (which ought to require only a tiny fraction of a second to execute). Such response time is a major incentive for programmers to write programs that are not well-behaved. See also PC-ism. [Jargon File] (1996-12-17)
- Same difference
No difference at all, the same thing, as in She’s my sister, or stepsister—same difference. This jocular colloquial phrase dates from about 1940.