um·​pir·​age | \ ˈəmˌpīrij, -rēj \
plural -s

Definition of umpirage

1 : the office or authority of an umpire hoped the umpirage of the war would fall into their hands— Gilbert Burnet
2a : an act or instance of umpiring cemented by the mind umpirage of the federal union— Edward Everett
b : a decision of an umpire : arbitrament the time for making the umpirage was further extended— E. H. East

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umpire entry 1 + -age

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“Umpirage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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