district judge


noun

any judge of a federal district court.

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