Definitions for wardenship
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word wardenship
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person charged with the care and custody of something; keeper.
the chief administrative officer in charge of a prison.
any of various public officials charged with superintendence or with enforcement of regulations, as a fire warden or game warden.
(in Connecticut) the chief executive officer of a borough.
(formerly) the principal official in a region, town, etc.
the president or governor of certain British schools and colleges.
Category: Government, British
a member of the governing body of a guild.
Origin of warden:
1175–1225; ME wardein < ONF, =ward(er) to guard+-ein, var. of -enc < Gmc; see -ing3
the position of warden
the state of being a warden
the office or jurisdiction of a warden
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