deem|ster «DEEM stuhr», noun.
either of the two judges of the Isle of Man. Also, dempster.
[Middle English demestre < demere one who deems, judge]

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  • Deem — This interesting surname of Scottish, Manx and English origin is an occupational name for a judge or arbiter or minor dispute deriving from the Old English pre 7th Century dem(e)ster or demere meaning to judge or pronounce judgement . The surname …   Surnames reference

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  • Deemster — Deem ster (d[=e]m st[ e]r), n. [Deem + ster; i. e., doomster. Cf. {Dempster}.] A judge in the Isle of Man who decides controversies without process. Cowell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deemster — deemstership, n. /deem steuhr/, n. a judge of the Isle of Man. Also, dempster. [1250 1300; ME demestre; see DEEM, STER] * * * …   Universalium

  • deemster — [ di:mstə] noun a judge (of whom there are two) in the Isle of Man judiciary. Origin ME: from deem + ster …   English new terms dictionary

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