noun ward·ship \ˈwrd-ˌship\

Definition of WARDSHIP

a :  care and protection of a ward
b :  the right to the custody of an infant heir of a feudal tenant and of the heir's property
:  the state of being under a guardian

First Known Use of WARDSHIP

15th century


Next Word in the Dictionary: ward sisterPrevious Word in the Dictionary: ward schoolAll Words Near: wardship
June 30, 2015
disinformation Hear it
false information deliberately spread
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears