1. an observation station that is set up to make sample observations of something

Definition categories: man–made

2. someone who samples food or drink for its quality

Similar word(s): taster

Definition categories: person, critic

3. an assortment of various samples

- a candy sampler

- a sampler of French poets

Definition categories: group, assortment, miscellanea, miscellany, mixture, motley, potpourri, salmagundi, smorgasbord, variety

4. a piece of embroidery demonstrating skill with various stitches

Definition categories: man–made, embroidery, fancywork