Hayward
Hayward Hay"ward (h[=a]"w[~e]rd), n. [Hay a hedge + ward.] An officer who is appointed to guard hedges, and to keep cattle from breaking or cropping them, and whose further duty it is to impound animals found running at large. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hayward — proper name, from O.E. hege weard guardian of the fence/hedge. His original duties seem to have been protecting the fences around the Lammas lands, when enclosed, to prevent cattle from breaking in while the crops grew …   Etymology dictionary

  • hayward — [hā′wôrd΄] n. [ME heiward < hei, hedge (< OE hege, akin to haga, HAW1 & < OFr haie < Frank * hagja, cognate with OE hege) + ward, a guardian: see WARD] Now Rare an official in charge of fences or hedges around public pastures, who… …   English World dictionary

  • hayward — /hay wawrd /, n. an officer having charge of hedges and fences around a town common, esp. to keep cattle from breaking through and to impound stray cattle. [1175 1225; ME heiward, equiv. to hei(e) hedge, fence (OE hege; akin to HEDGE, HAW3) +… …   Universalium

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