Usage examples for referee

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Jenks had been persuaded to referee. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  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. 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
  9. Referee ordered him off for rough play. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  10. But where was the all- important referee? – The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle
  11. Referee for a kind deeds campaign! – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford
  12. Make room for the referee! – The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle
  13. 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
  14. One tires of a perpetual referee at one's back. – Wych Hazel by Susan and Anna Warner