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judge US English

A public official appointed to decide cases in a court of law

judge US Thesaurus

the judge sentenced him to five years

judge-made US English

Constituted by judicial decisions rather than explicit legislation

touch judge US English

A linesman

judge advocate US English

A lawyer who advises a court-martial on points of law and sums up the case

judge advocate New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

barrister advising court martial and summing up case

judge advocate general US English

An officer in supreme control of the courts-martial of one of the armed forces

judge advocate general New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

officer in control of courts martial

judge something on its merits US English

Assess something solely with regard to its intrinsic quality rather than other external factors

you can't judge a book by its cover US English

Outward appearances are not a reliable indication of true character

prejudge US English

Form a judgment on (an issue or person) prematurely and without having adequate information

forejudge US English

Form a judgement on (an issue or person) prematurely and without adequate information

Jeffreys, George US English

1st Baron (circa 1645–89), Welsh judge. Chief Justice of the King’s Bench from 1683, he took part in the Popish Plot prosecutions and later became infamous for his brutal sentencing at the Bloody Assizes

Bean, Roy US English

(Circa 1825–1903), US frontiersman; known as Judge Roy Bean. In 1882, he named himself justice of the peace in Val Verde County, Texas, where he held court in his saloon, the Jersey Lilly, so-named for actress Lillie Langtry

judge something on its merits in merit US English

Assess something solely with regard to its intrinsic quality rather than other external factors

Judge Roy Bean in Bean, Roy US English

(Circa 1825–1903), US frontiersman; known as Judge Roy Bean. In 1882, he named himself justice of the peace in Val Verde County, Texas, where he held court in his saloon, the Jersey Lilly, so-named for actress Lillie Langtry

you can't judge a book by its cover in book US English

Outward appearances are not a reliable indication of true character

judge or consider something on its merits in merit US English

Assess something solely with regard to its intrinsic quality rather than other external factors


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