- a judge of the Isle of Man.
Origin of deemster
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Examples from the Web for deemster
The Deemster knew these notions when he met with them in the English newspapers.
The two sons of the Deemster were like the inside and outside of a bowl, and that bowl was the Deemster himself.
It was not the Deemster only who feared he might lay hands on his own flesh and blood.
That day the Deemster altered his will a second time, and his elder son was disinherited.
The Deemster was silent again, and Jem was withdrawing with a deep bow.
- the title of one of the two justices in the Isle of ManAlso called: dempster
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