What does the word warden mean?

Usage examples for warden

  1. Perhaps there may be some way if I plead with the warden. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  2. Maybe the warden allowed him, Chief. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  3. This time they made a search of the jail, but it did not occur to them to examine the quarters of the warden, where his wife and his little son were. – The Subterranean Brotherhood by Julian Hawthorne