ref

[ref]
noun, verb (used with object), verb (used without object), reffed, reffing. Sports Slang.

Origin:
1895–1900; by shortening

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ref (rɛf)
 
n
informal short for referee

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ref
referee
REF
refer to (shortwave transmission)
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