oversman definition

  • noun:
    • An overseer or superintendent.
    • An umpire; a third arbiter, appointed whenever two arbiters disagree.
    • An overseer; a superintendent.
    • An umpire; a third arbiter, appointed when two arbiters, previously chosen, disagree.
    • An overseer; a superintendent; especially, in Scots law, an umpire appointed by a submission to decide in which two arbiters have differed in viewpoint, or called by the arbiters themselves, under abilities given them by the submitting.
    • In lawn-bowls, one that determines regarding the worth of an attempt in case of a dispute.

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