warder

Part of speech: noun

A keeper; guard; sentinel.

Part of speech: noun

An official staff or baton.

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Usage examples "warder":

  1. Nor did any amount of none too gentle prodding on the part of the warder induce him to change his position. - "The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel", Baroness Orczy.
  2. I'm but your warder. - "Helmet of Navarre", Bertha Runkle.
  3. Each day he was escorted by a warder to a tiny square, walled off in the exercising ground, and was allowed to walk for a few minutes; he would take this opportunity of begging the warder to get the doctor for his friend. - "The Autobiography of a Slander", Edna Lyall.