Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of deemster.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A deemster.
  • n. An officer whose duty it was to announce the doom or sentence pronounced by the court.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See deemster.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "Oh, damn the lousy tribe of them!" cried he, beating his palm upon the table; "what's Long Davie the dempster thinking of to be letting such folk come scorning here?"

    Doom Castle

  • The said Justice-depute, be the mouth of James Sterling, dempster of the Court, decernit and ordainit the said Robert Weir to be tane to ane skaffold to be fixt beside the Croce of Edinburgh, and there to be brokin upoune ane Row,6 quhill he be deid; and to ly thairat, during the space of xxiiij houris.

    She Stands Accused

  • My mother, who was then in high force, and not to be controlled by any one, would have served the dempster with the same sauce with which she dressed his brother, had he not been wise enough to fly from the island.

    Peveril of the Peak

  • I dont bash hendry, soriano or Z. I just never liked dempster since he's been on the cubs, starter or closer he's a great guy it seems but an average pitcher who has had some of the worst pitching collapse in the last 6 years.

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  • CardinalFanin, you are an idiot for sure the more i see these prices for decent FAs like perez and lowe the more apparent it is that the cubs made a huge mistake with dempster. if the mets sign perez they have to be the favorites in the east once again. i don't believe the wagner news for a second, but that bullpen is still solid.

    MLB Rumors - MLBTradeRumors.com

  • It is funny because when you drive the dempster, you loose all the large motorhomes, I think because they believe it is an awful highway or maybe they don't want to see Inuvik, but they take these huge homes along this brutal highway to Alaska!

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  • Oliver Perez, but only if he will accept a three-year deal or less … if dempster is being offered a four-year, $50 million deal, which he's going to turn down, at least for now, and a guy like

    Comments for MetsBlog.com

  • Groups debt trading dempster bowden pat back resisting.

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    Jon Greenberg: DeRosa Puts Cubs Up By 2, Dempster Avoiding Trouble

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    Jon Greenberg: DeRosa Puts Cubs Up By 2, Dempster Avoiding Trouble

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