Warden

  • 1 Warden — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Archibald Warden (1869–1943), schottischer Tennisspieler Jack Warden (1920–2006), US amerikanischer Filmschauspieler May Warden (1891–1978), englische Schauspielerin Monte Warden (* 1967), US… …

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  • 2 Warden — Ward en, n. [OE. wardein, OF. wardein, gardein, gardain, F. gardien. See {Guardian}, and {Ward} guard.] [1913 Webster] 1. A keeper; a guardian; a watchman. [1913 Webster] He called to the warden on the . . . battlements. Sir. W. Scott. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Warden — Localisation de la municipalité de village dans la MRC de La Haute Yamaska Administration Pays …

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  • 4 warden — [wôrd′ n] n. [ME wardein < NormFr, warden (for OFr gardien): see GUARDIAN] 1. a person who guards, or has charge of, something; keeper, custodian, or special supervisory official [fire warden, game warden] 2. the chief administrative official… …

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  • 5 warden — war·den n [Anglo French wardein gardein guardian, from warder garder to guard, protect] 1: an official charged with special supervisory duties or with the enforcement of specified laws or regulations a game warden 2: an official in charge of the… …

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  • 6 Warden — Warden, WA U.S. city in Washington Population (2000): 2544 Housing Units (2000): 790 Land area (2000): 2.098592 sq. miles (5.435327 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.053520 sq. miles (0.138617 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.152112 sq. miles (5.573944 sq …

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  • 7 Warden, WA — U.S. city in Washington Population (2000): 2544 Housing Units (2000): 790 Land area (2000): 2.098592 sq. miles (5.435327 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.053520 sq. miles (0.138617 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.152112 sq. miles (5.573944 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 8 Warden — Warden, 1) s. Custodiae jus; 2) der Rector einer englischen Universität, s. d. S. 242 …

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  • 9 warden — early 13c., one who guards, from O.N.Fr. wardein, from Frankish *warding (Cf. O.Fr. guardenc), from *wardon to watch, guard (see WARD (Cf. ward) (v.)). Meaning governor of a prison is recorded from c.1300 …

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  • 10 wardēn — *wardēn, *wardæ̅n, *wardōn germ., schwach. Verb: nhd. warten, bewachen, ausschauen, beachten; ne. wait (Verb), guard (Verb), watch (Verb); Rekontruktionsbasis: got., ahd.; Etymologie: vergleiche …

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  • 11 warden — [n] person who guards and manages administrator, bodyguard, caretaker, curator, custodian, deacon, dogcatcher, gamekeeper, governor, guard, guardian, jailer/jailor, janitor, keeper, officer, overseer, prison head, ranger, skipper, superintendent …

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  • 12 warden — ► NOUN 1) a person responsible for the supervision of a particular place or procedure. 2) Brit. the head of certain schools, colleges, or other institutions. 3) chiefly N. Amer. a prison governor. DERIVATIVES wardenship noun. ORIGIN Old French… …

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  • 13 Warden — [wôrd′ n] n. [ME wardone, prob. < NormFr warder, to keep: see WARD, vt.] [sometimes w ] an old variety of winter pear used chiefly for cooking …

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  • 14 Warden — NOTOC Warden may refer to:Officers* Warden (Masonic), a ruling member in a Masonic Lodge * Warden of the Mint, historical highest ranking officer of the Royal Mint of Great Britain * Churchwarden, a lay officer in an Anglican or Episcopal church… …

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  • 15 warden — n. 1) a prison warden (AE; BE has governor) 2) (BE) a traffic warden 3) an air raid warden USAGE NOTE: An AE prison warden should not be confused with a BE prison warder, who in AE is a prison guard. * * * [ wɔːdn] (BE) a traffic warden a prison… …

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  • 16 Warden — Recorded as Warden and Worden, this long established surname has two distinct origins, each with its own history and derivation. Firstly, it may have originated as an occupational name for a watchman or guard, deriving from the Norman French word …

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  • 17 warden — [[t]wɔ͟ː(r)d(ə)n[/t]] wardens 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A warden is a person who is responsible for a particular place or thing, and for making sure that the laws or regulations that relate to it are obeyed. → See also traffic warden He was a… …

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  • 18 warden — war|den [ˈwo:dn US ˈwo:rdn] n [Date: 1100 1200; : Old North French; Origin: wardein, from warder to guard ] 1.) a person who is responsible for a particular place and whose job is to make sure its rules are obeyed warden of ▪ the warden of the… …

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  • 19 warden — noun 1) the flats have a resident warden Syn: superintendent, caretaker, porter, steward, custodian, watchman, concierge, doorman, commissionaire 2) a game warden Syn: ranger, keepe …

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  • 20 warden — UK [ˈwɔː(r)d(ə)n] / US [ˈwɔrd(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms warden : singular warden plural wardens 1) someone whose job is to be responsible for a particular place or thing, and who checks that rules are obeyed See: game warden, traffic… …

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