deemster

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English demester, demster, equivalent to deem (to judge) +‎ -ster.

NounEdit

deemster (plural deemsters)

  1. A judge; one who pronounces sentence or doom.
  2. A judge on the Isle of Man.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch deemster (dark), from Old Dutch thimster (in the compound thimsternisse (darkness)), from Proto-West Germanic *þimstr.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

deemster m (uncountable)

  1. twilight

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