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dempster

[demp-ster, dem-]
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noun
  1. deemster.
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Dempster

[demp-ster, dem-]
noun
  1. Arthur Jeffrey,1886–1950, U.S. physicist.
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Examples from the Web for dempster

Historical Examples

  • The salary's much lower, but he hopes to manage—a branch of Dempster's Bank.

    Howards End

    E. M. Forster

  • She might have been at the Porphyrion, or Dempster's Bank, or her own wine-merchant's.

    Howards End

    E. M. Forster

  • And when they're making you Dempster, you'll back us up in the Tynwald Coort.

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • He'll blackguard you mortal, and the Dempster himself is past it.

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • "His father should have been Dempster before him," said John, the clerk.

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine


British Dictionary definitions for dempster

dempster

noun
  1. a variant spelling of deemster
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