Definitions for wardership

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ward•erˈwɔr dər(n.)

  1. a person who guards something, as a doorkeeper.

  2. a soldier or other person set to guard an entrance.

Origin of warder:

1350–1400; ME warder(e) < AF; see ward , -er2

ward′er•ship`(n.)

ward•erˈwɔr dər(n.)

  1. a truncheon or staff of office or authority, esp. one carried by a monarch to signal commands.

Origin of warder:

1400–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wardership(noun)

    the position of warder

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