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Usage examples for referee

  1. Referee for a kind deeds campaign! – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford
  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. Jenks had been persuaded to referee. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  6. One tires of a perpetual referee at one's back. – Wych Hazel by Susan and Anna Warner
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Referee ordered him off for rough play. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  10. 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
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