noun Date: 14th century the office, jurisdiction, or powers of a warden

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  • wardenship — war·den·ship …   English syllables

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  • Youghal — • The Wardenship of Youghal, in the Diocese of Cloyne, was founded by Thomas, Eighth Earl of Desmond Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Youghal     Youghal      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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