verb (used with object), judged, judg·ing.
verb (used without object), judged, judg·ing.
Origin of judge
Examples from the Web for judgeship
Robert King: Diane's pursuit of the Supreme Court's judgeship is not gone yet.
This was the Judgeship of the Plains, an office charged directly with the interests of the ranchman.Sixty Years in Southern California 1853-1913|Harris Newmark
Fitzjames had quite got over his disappointment about the judgeship, though he admits that he had at first felt it 'bitterly.'The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I.|Sir Leslie Stephen
Whenever there is a judgeship vacancy, the successor is elected for the unexpired term.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
British Dictionary definitions for judgeship (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for judgeship (2 of 2)
Word Origin for judge
Word Origin and History for judgeship (1 of 3)
mid-14c. (early 13c. as a surname), also judge-man; see judge (v.). In Hebrew history, it refers to a war leader vested with temporary power (e.g. Book of Judges), from Latin iudex being used to translate Hebrew shophet.
Word Origin and History for judgeship (2 of 3)
c.1300, "to form an opinion about; make a decision," also "to try and pronounce sentence upon (someone) in a court," from Anglo-French juger, Old French jugier "to judge, pronounce judgment; pass an opinion on," from Latin iudicare "to judge, to examine officially; form an opinion upon; pronounce judgment," from iudicem (nominative iudex) "a judge," a compound of ius "right, law" (see just (adj.)) + root of dicere "to say" (see diction). Related: Judged; judging. From mid-14c. as "to regard, consider." The Old English word was deman (see doom). Spelling with -dg- emerged mid-15c.
Idioms and Phrases with judgeship
In addition to the idiom beginning with judge
- judge a book by its cover, one can't
- sober as a judge