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referee

A person—ideally one who is respected by his or her peers—who speaks (refers) on the behalf of another.
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The shepherd steps round and strikes, and the point of his stick just grazes Willum's forehead, fetching off the skin, and the blood flows, and the umpire cries, "Hold
No one seems to like the offer, and the umpire is just coming down, when a queer old hat, something like a doctor of divinity's shovel, is chucked on to the stage and an elderly, quiet man steps out, who has been watching the play, saying he should like to cross a stick wi' the prodigalish young chap.
Middleton, who saw that there was great danger of a hot verbal dispute between two men, who were governed by feelings so diametrically opposed, saw fit to assume the office of arbiter; or rather to decide the question, his situation making him a sort of umpire.
To whom these most adhere, Hee rules a moment; CHAOS Umpire sits, And by decision more imbroiles the fray By which he Reigns: next him high Arbiter CHANCE governs all.
Come then, I said, and as the general umpire in theatrical contests proclaims the result, do you also decide who in your opinion is first in the scale of happiness, and who second, and in what order the others follow: there are five of them in all-- they are the royal, timocratical, oligarchical, democratical, tyrannical.
But if I renounce my will and act for the soul, setting that up as umpire between us two, out of his young eyes looks the same soul; he reveres and loves with me.
Thirty umpires from Hyderabad and Larkana regions attended the course.
Following are the names of the officials to supervise the matches, field Umpires, Ahmed Shahab and Khalid Mahmood Sr.
Ahmed Shahab and Khalid Mahmood will be field umpires while M Asif Yaqoob will be TV umpire, Aley Haider reserve umpire and Aleem Moosa referee.
Kelburne Hockey Club have issued a heart-felt thanks to their volunteer umpires for their dedication throughout the season.
The umpires complained about his behaviour and recommended a ban of two matches and a fine imposed on him.
Shaikh further stressed upon the role of Hockey India in promoting umpires and their extensive programs that has helped several enthusiasts to take up umpiring as a career.