deemster

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English demester, demster, equivalent to deem ‎(to judge) +‎ -ster.

Noun[edit]

deemster ‎(plural deemsters)

  1. A judge; one who pronounces sentence or doom.
  2. A judge on the Isle of Man.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*temH-

From Middle Dutch deemster ‎(dark), from Old Dutch thimster (in the compound thimsternisse ‎(darkness)), from Proto-Germanic *þimistraz, from Proto-Indo-European *temH-.

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Noun[edit]

deemster m ‎(uncountable)

  1. twilight

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