Meaning of SAMPLER in English

SAMPLER

/ ˈsɑːmplə(r); NAmE ˈsæm-/ noun

1.

a piece of cloth decorated with different stitches that people made in the past to show a person's skill at sewing

2.

a collection that shows typical examples of sth, especially pieces of music

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WORD ORIGIN

Middle English (denoting an example to be imitated): from Old French essamplaire exemplar.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.