Examples from the Web for arbitrator
Sometimes a king acted as arbitrator between kings or between king and people.Bahaism and Its Claims|Samuel Graham Wilson
President Hayes was the arbitrator and he decided in favour of Paraguay in 1878.The South American Republics Part I of II|Thomas C. Dawson
Nor was any private man allowed to be the judge or arbitrator in any suit; but all disputes were terminated by the royal sentence.Cicero's Tusculan Disputations|Marcus Tullius Cicero
During his period more than once he was the arbitrator to whom rival national claims that might have led to war were referred.The Thirteenth|James J. Walsh
Again and again the Pope was called upon to act as arbitrator in the disputes and wars.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church|Alexander Clarence Flick
Word Origin and History for arbitrator
early 15c., from Old French arbitratour (13c.), from Latin arbitrator "a spectator, hearer, witness, judge," agent noun from past participle stem of arbitrari, from arbiter (see arbiter). The legal form of popular arbiter; in modern usage, an arbiter makes decisions of his own accord and is accountable to no one but himself; an arbitrator (early 15c.) decides issues referred to him by the parties.