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dempster

[demp-ster, dem-] /ˈdɛmp stər, ˈdɛm-/
noun
1.

Dempster

[demp-ster, dem-] /ˈdɛmp stər, ˈdɛm-/
noun
1.
Arthur Jeffrey, 1886–1950, U.S. physicist.
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  • I saw him draw out some money, which the man took; then poor dempster came back on a run, and plunged into the carriage.

    Phemie Frost's Experiences Ann S. Stephens
  • The salary's much lower, but he hopes to manage—a branch of dempster's Bank.

    Howards End E. M. Forster
  • dempster, the boys are asking when the ceremony is coming off, and will you come home to Ramsey that night?

    The Manxman Hall Caine
  • She might have been at the Porphyrion, or dempster's Bank, or her own wine-merchant's.

    Howards End E. M. Forster
  • dempster died suddenly this morning of aneurism of the heart, leaving no confession of any kind.'

    Sheilah McLeod Guy Boothby
  • "Who'll be the new dempster, Mr. Niplightly," said Jonaique.

    The Manxman Hall Caine
  • dempster stood by us blowing himself with a broad-brimmed hat, but not a breath of air he got.

    Phemie Frost's Experiences Ann S. Stephens
  • And when they're making you dempster, you'll back us up in the Tynwald Coort.

    The Manxman Hall Caine
  • I felt for the bouquet Cousin dempster had given me—it was gone.

    Phemie Frost's Experiences Ann S. Stephens
  • "I wouldn't have believed it of her if the dempster himself had swore to it," thought Davy.

British Dictionary definitions for dempster

dempster

/ˈdɛmpstə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of deemster
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