Definition of Oversman. Meaning of Oversman. Synonyms of Oversman

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Definition of Oversman

Oversman
Oversman O"vers*man, n.; pl. Oversmen. 1. An overseer; a superintendent. 2. (Scots Law) An umpire; a third arbiter, appointed when two arbiters, previously selected, disagree.

Meaning of Oversman from wikipedia

- Watson, admitted under cross-examination that it was the duty of the oversman to examine the indicator but he did not do so. Most witnesses also gave...
- certificate and grants of £25 and £15 respectively to David Brown, mine oversman, 82 Parkhead Crescent, and James M'Arthur, shaleminer, 12 Kirkgate, both...
- sister, Lillias, married John Hamilton of Sundrum, who was appointed 'Oversman', or referee, in Robert Burns' father's dispute with his landlord David...
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