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warder

noun ward·er \ ˈwȯr-dər \

Definition of warder

2 British
a :warden
b :a prison guard

Origin and Etymology of warder

Middle English, from Anglo-French wardere, from warde

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warder

noun war·der \ ˈwȯr-dər \

Definition of warder

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

Origin and Etymology of warder

Middle English, staff, perhaps from warden to ward


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