Barmaster
Barmaster Bar"mas`ter, n. [Berg + master: cf. G. Bergmeister.] Formerly, a local judge among miners; now, an officer of the barmote. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • barmaster — Burghmaster Burgh mas ter, n. 1. A burgomaster. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mining) An officer who directs and lays out the meres or boundaries for the workmen; called also {bailiff}, and {barmaster}. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barmaster — noun a) a local judge among miners b) an officer of the barmote …   Wiktionary

  • barmaster — Synonyms and related words: JA, amicus curiae, assessor, chancellor, circuit judge, judge advocate, judge ordinary, jurat, justice in eyre, justice of assize, lay judge, legal assessor, master, military judge, ombudsman, ordinary, police judge,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • barmaster — n. judge in a miner s court; bailiff …   English contemporary dictionary

  • barmaster — bar·mas·ter …   English syllables

  • barmaster — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: alteration of earlier bargh master, probably part modification, part translation of German bergmeister, from berg mining (from berg mountain, from Old High German) + meister master more at barrow 1. : a local… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Derbyshire lead mining history — Goodluck Mine in Via Gellia. This article details some of the history of lead mining in Derbyshire, England. Contents 1 …   Wikipedia

  • Judge — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Judge >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 judge judge Sgm: N 1 justice justice justiciar justiciary Sgm: N 1 chancellor chancellor Sgm: N 1 justice of assize justice of assize judge of assize Sgm: N 1 recor …   English dictionary for students

  • burghmaster — ˈbə.rə+ˌ noun Etymology: by folk etymology (influence of burgh) from earlier bargh master more at barmaster Britain : barmaster …   Useful english dictionary

  • bailiff — Burghmaster Burgh mas ter, n. 1. A burgomaster. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mining) An officer who directs and lays out the meres or boundaries for the workmen; called also {bailiff}, and {barmaster}. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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