district judge

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noun

any judge of a federal district court.

Nearby words

  1. district attorney,
  2. district council,
  3. district court,
  4. district court judge,
  5. district high school,
  6. district man,
  7. district nurse,
  8. district of columbia,
  9. district six,
  10. distringas

Origin of district judge

An Americanism dating back to 1780–90

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Examples from the Web for district judge

  • My father was a fine man; I have been told that he knew no end of things, and I daresay he did, since he was a district-judge.

    Mogens and Other Stories|Jens Peter Jacobsen