Usage examples for referee

  1. The matter was sent by the court to a referee – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  2. The voice of the referee suddenly split through a " pocket" of silence. – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins
  3. Make room for the referee – The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle
  4. Referee ordered him off for rough play. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  5. But where was the all- important referee – The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle
  6. Ee, an improper diphthong, mostly sounds like one open or long e; as in eel, sheep, tree, trustee, referee – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. Nothing was ever equal to the peaceful unity of the male and female O'Korrigan; and did Michael find it necessary, in the course of some friendly discussion with a neighbor on the stairs, to call for a hatchet till he broke the ugly nose of the spalpeen, it was the wife of his bosom that handed him his own bit of a stick, and joined in the argument herself with a poker for a referee – The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 3 by Robert H. Newell
  8. Tyson, of the second class, was secured as referee while Trotter, of the third class, gladly agreed to act as time- keeper. – Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  9. They disappear, And out, like wind upon water, come their rivals, With cheers swelling and swelling, to run and turn And vanish; and now they are all come out together, Two teams walking, touch- judges and referee – Poems - Second Series by J. C. Squire
  10. Referee for a kind deeds campaign! – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford
  11. While the referee might have counted three Billy remained upon the canvas. – Somewhere in France by Richard Harding Davis
  12. Now that Senator Corson is present- now that we have a broad- minded referee Mr. Morrison, I propose to go over that matter of business. – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  13. The referee had actually started to call " no bird"; but Mr. Kincaid elected to try for it; missed; and had to abide by his decision. – The Adventures of Bobby Orde by Stewart Edward White
  14. Strong opinions were expressed by several persons who watched the affair from the steamers, and eventually the referee ordered Kelley to row over the course. – Boating by W. B. Woodgate Commentator: Harvey Mason
  15. Jenks had been persuaded to referee – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  16. She had no time herself to train juniors, to act referee or to stand watching tennis sets. – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil
  17. One tires of a perpetual referee at one's back. – Wych Hazel by Susan and Anna Warner
  18. The accused had no individual existence so far as they were concerned: he was merely a pawn in the great legal game, of which the lawyers were the players and the judge the referee and the side which won the pawn won the game. – The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J. Rees
  19. At its second reading debate may take place upon the principle of the measure, after which the bill, if opposed, is referred to a Private Bill Committee consisting of four members and a disinterested referee – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  20. In cases of a common law nature the consent of both parties is generally required; but with that any cause may be disposed of before an arm of the court commonly termed an " auditor," " referee or " committee." – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD