warder

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1ward·er

noun \ˈwr-dər\

Definition of WARDER

2
British
a :  warden
b :  a prison guard

Origin of WARDER

Middle English, from Anglo-French wardere, from warde
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with WARDER

2war·der

noun

Definition of WARDER

:  a truncheon used by a king or commander in chief to signal orders

Origin of WARDER

Middle English, staff, perhaps from warden to ward
First Known Use: circa 1548

Rhymes with WARDER

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