Definition of Oversman

1. n. An overseer; a superintendent.

Definition of Oversman

1. Noun. An overseer or superintendent. ¹

2. Noun. (Scotland legal) An umpire; a third arbiter, appointed when two arbiters disagree. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oversman

1. an umpire [n OVERSMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oversman

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oversman (current term)
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Literary usage of Oversman

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1. The Scots Digest of Scots Appeals in the House of Lords from 1707 and of the by Robert Candlish Henderson, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1908)
"Upon that event occurring they wrote separate Jettera to the oversman informing him of ... oversman—Devolution—Refusal by One Arbiter to Pronounce a Decree. ..."

2. Treatise on the Law of Arbitration in Scotland by John Montgomerie Bell (1877)
"before entering on the matters referred to us, nominate and appoint M. (designed) to be oversman, etc. (as in preceding style). No. XXIII. ..."

3. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1858)
"He was not then oversman or judge, but he was present with the concurrence of ... It was stated that the oversman should have been appointed before a single ..."

4. The Register of the Privy Council of Scotland by Scotland Privy Council (1904)
"... and they craved that in the event of their disagreement their Lordships would make choice of an oversman. The parties promise to abide by the decision ..."

5. A New Law Dictionary and Glossary: Containing Full Definitions of the by Alexander Mansfield Burrill (1851)
"It is, however, also expressed in Latin, impera tor, with which the Scotch oversman and French sur-arbitre correspond in signification. 2 Käme» Equity, 290. ..."

6. The Law Journal Reports: New Series (1883)
"Where two referees are appointed they shall before they enter on the reference appoint an oversman: (8.) If before an award is pronounced an ..."

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