oversman


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oversman

(ˈəʊvəzˌmæn)
n, pl -men
1. an overseer
2. (Law) Scots law an umpire
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Charles Rougvie, 63 Firs Crescent, Bannockburn, oversman in charge of the party, had earlier suffered a back injury when a stone fell on him but he decided to finish the shift.
distance among us the said parties has chosen Walter Scott of Branxholme knight oversman to them in this said case amongst us and both the said parties are bound and obliged by the faith and truth in their bodies to stand, abide, underlie and fulfill any resolution.
Indeed, he won a similar event over this course and distance last time from Oversman, a horse who has plenty of ability but is not always inclined to make the most of it.
But that was all forgotten as he secured a double with victories on Oversman and Ginger Fox that now leaves him needing 19 to beat Scudamore's tally.
Details of the incident were given at a public inquiry into the death of oversman and deputy John Craw (57), 102 Firs Crecent, Bannockburn.
Michael Sowersby's mare was a four-length third of 15 in a non-seller at Sedgefield the time before last and beaten a similar distance by the talented, if wayward, Oversman in January.
He added: "Every oversman was bound to say to himself many times 'Give the man what will bring him here.