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A person to whose sole decision a controversy or question between parties is referred; especially, one chosen to see that the rules of a game, as cricket, baseball, or the like, are strictly observed.
A third person, who is to decide a controversy or question submitted to arbitrators in case of their disagreement.
imp. & p. p.
of Umpire
v. t.
To decide as umpire; to arbitrate; to settle, as a dispute.
v. t.
To perform the duties of umpire in or for; as, to umpire a game.
v. i.
To act as umpire or arbitrator.
Umpirage; arbitrament.

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