Definitions of judges

  1. a book of the Old Testament that tells the history of Israel under the leaders known as judges

Usage examples for judges

  1. Oh, they are not here," said Mrs. Evelyn, as she noticed the gentleman's look round the room; " Miss Ringgan judges them too precious for any eyes but her own. – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  2. God judges a man by his direction, by the set of his face. – Quiet Talks about Jesus by S. D. Gordon
  3. Having satisfied myself that the tail was actually separated from the body, I ran, as fast as legs could carry me, towards the hall of the twelve judges. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
  4. After it has been done, it will be hard to undo it, no matter what the judges may decide as to members. – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  5. To increase the number of parts taken, certain grave, slow men, not likely to share in the discussions, noted chiefly for their moderation and caution, were named in advance as judges, and their decision was to be based first, on the weight of argument, and then on the merits of the question. – Revisiting the Earth by James Langdon Hill
  6. And I says to Abram, 'Abram, haven't you got somethin' to do with app'intin' the judges for the women's things? – Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall
  7. But three Indian judges solemnly sit in council and settle the question. – I Married a Ranger by Dama Margaret Smith
  8. " That would matter with human judges. – The Model of a Judge by William Morrison
  9. O watch how calm I'll be, when the blazing air Judges their wickedness; you watch me then Looking delighted, like a nobleman Who sees his horse winning an easy race. – Georgian Poetry 1913-15 by Edited by E. M. (Sir Edward Howard Marsh)
  10. When the judges appeared, many persons saved themselves in the hills. – La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages by Jules Michelet
  11. These courts are entirely separate from the United States courts, and with different judges, though cases may begin in them and be transferred to the United States Courts, if the interpretation of a Federal law is brought into question. – Government and Administration of the United States by Westel W. Willoughby and William F. Willoughby
  12. He was not called upon to acknowledge them to be his judges. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  13. Then again, some judges-" " Oh, I'm glad I wore this dress!" – His Dog by Albert Payson Terhune
  14. The school will be the judges; they will declare whether you are innocent or guilty. – A Very Naughty Girl by L. T. Meade
  15. The judges were sitting in perfect silence. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  16. We were not judges; we were, in one way, in the fight. – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  17. We are not afraid, we are never afraid, wherever we may be, there is a father that watches over us, who judges us with love. – Letters of a Javanese Princess by Raden Adjeng Kartini Commentator: Louis Couperus
  18. It appeared to me a very strange kind of ceremony; but thus one judges of things when one has not seen the world. – Candide by Voltaire Commentator: Philip Littell
  19. How long they were, those judges! – With Zola in England by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly
  20. Legislation may fix a retiring age, on reaching which judges must accept a pension. – The New Germany by George Young