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ward•er



Pronunciation: (wôr'dur), [key]
n.
1. a person who guards something, as a doorkeeper or caretaker.
2. a soldier or other person set to guard an entrance.
3. Chiefly Brit.an official having charge of prisoners in a jail.

ward•er



Pronunciation: (wôr'dur), [key]
n.
a truncheon or staff of office or authority, used in giving signals.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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