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warden

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7 in 7 verses (in OT : 6 in 6 verses) (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

wardenn. [OE. wardein, OF. wardein, gardein, gardain, F. gardien. See Guardian, and Ward guard.].
  •  A keeper; a guardian; a watchman.  [1913 Webster]
    "He called to the warden on the . . . battlements."  [1913 Webster]
  •  An officer who keeps or guards; a keeper; as, the warden of a prison.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A head official; as, the warden of a college; specifically (Eccl.), a churchwarden.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A large, hard pear, chiefly used for baking and roasting.  [1913 Webster]
    "I would have had him roasted like a warden."  [1913 Webster]
Warden pie, a pie made of warden pears. [Obs.] Shak.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

warden, n.
1 (usu. in comb.) a supervising official (churchwarden; traffic warden).
2 a Brit. a president or governor of a college, school, hospital, youth hostel, etc. b esp. US a prison governor.

Derivative
wardenship n.
Etymology
ME f. AF & ONF wardein var. of OF g(u)arden GUARDIAN

THESAURUS

warden

air warden, alderman, archon, attendant, bailie, bull, burghermaster, burgomaster, cabinet member, cabinet minister, caretaker, castellan, cerberus, chancellor, chief executive, chief executive officer, city councilman, city father, city manager, commandant, commissar, commissioner, concierge, conservator, councillor, councilman, councilwoman, county commissioner, county supervisor, curator, custodian, custos, dean, doorkeeper, doorman, elder, executive, executive director, executive officer, executive secretary, forest ranger, game warden, gamekeeper, gaoler, gatekeeper, governor, guard, guardian, guardian angel, headman, induna, jailer, janitor, keeper, legislator, lifeguard, lifesaver, lord mayor, magistrate, maire, management, managing director, mayor, minister, minister of state, next friend, officer, official, ostiary, porter, portreeve, prefect, president, prexy, principal keeper, prison guard, prochein ami, provost, ranger, receptionist, reeve, screw, secretary, secretary of state, selectman, shepherd, steward, supervisor, syndic, the administration, treasurer, turnkey, undersecretary, usher, vice-chancellor, vice-president, warder, watchdog

ROGET THESAURUS

warden

Safety

N safety, security, surety, impregnability, invulnerability, invulnerableness, danger past, danger over, storm blown over, coast clear, escape, means of escape, blow valve, safety valve, release valve, sniffing valve, safeguard, palladium, guardianship, wardship, wardenship, tutelage, custody, safekeeping, preservation, protection, auspices, safe-conduct, escort, convoy, guard, shield, guardian angel, tutelary god, tutelary deity, tutelary saint, genius loci, protector, guardian, warden, warder, preserver, custodian, duenna, chaperon, third person, watchdog, bandog, Cerberus, watchman, patrolman, policeman, cop, dick, fuzz, smokey, peeler, zarp, sentinel, sentry, scout, garrison, guardship, refuge &c, anchor, precaution, quarantine, cordon sanitaire, confidence, protect, take care of, preserve, cover, screen, shelter, shroud, flank, ward, guard, secure, entrench, intrench, fence round, house, nestle, ensconce, take charge of, escort, convoy, garrison, watch, mount guard, patrol, make assurance doubly sure, take up a loose thread, take precautions, double reef topsails, seek safety, take shelter, find shelter, Adj, safe, secure, sure, in safety, in security, on the safe side, under the shield of, under the shade of, under the wing of, under the shadow of one's wing, under cover, under lock and key, out of danger, out of the woods, out of the meshes, out of harm's way, unharmed, unscathed, on sure ground, at anchor, high and dry, above water, unthreatened, unmolested, protected, cavendo tutus, panoplied, snug, seaworthy, weatherproof, waterproof, fireproof, defensible, tenable, proof against, invulnerable, unassailable, unattackable, impenetrable, impregnable, imperdible, inexpugnable, Achillean, safe and sound, scathless, unhazarded, not dangerous, unthreatening, harmless, friendly (cooperative), protecting, protective, guardian, tutelary, preservative, trustworthy, ex abundanti cautela, with impunity, all's well, salva res est, suave mari magno, a couvert, e terra alterius spectare laborem, Dieu vous garde.

Master

N master, padrone, lord, lord paramount, commander, commandant, captain, chief, chieftain, sirdar, sachem, sheik, head, senior, governor, ruler, dictator, leader, boss, cockarouse, sagamore, werowance, lord of the ascendant, cock of the walk, cock of the roost, gray mare, mistress, potentate, liege, liege lord, suzerain, sovereign, monarch, autocrat, despot, tyrant, oligarch, crowned head, emperor, king, anointed king, majesty, imperator, protector, president, stadholder, judge, ceasar, kaiser, czar, tsar, sultan, soldan, grand Turk, caliph, imaum, shah, padishah, sophi, mogul, great mogul, khan, lama, tycoon, mikado, tenno, inca, cazique, voivode, landamman, seyyid, Abuna, cacique, czarowitz, grand seignior, prince, duke, archduke, doge, elector, seignior, marland, margrave, rajah, emir, wali, sheik nizam, nawab, empress, queen, sultana, czarina, princess, infanta, duchess, margravine, czarevna, czarita, maharani, rani, rectrix, regent, viceroy, exarch, palatine, khedive, hospodar, beglerbeg, three-tailed bashaw, pasha, bashaw, bey, beg, dey, scherif, tetrarch, satrap, mandarin, subahdar, nabob, maharajah, burgrave, laird, collector, commissioner, deputy commissioner, woon, the authorities, the powers that be, the government, staff, etat major, aga, official, man in office, person in authority, sircar, sirkar, Sublime Porte, marshal, field marshal, marechal, general, generalissimo, commander in chief, seraskier, hetman, lieutenant general, major general, colonel, lieutenant colonel, major, captain, centurion, skipper, lieutenant, first lieutenant, second lieutenant, sublieutenant, officer, staff officer, aide-de-camp, brigadier, brigade major, adjutant, jemidar, ensign, cornet, cadet, subaltern, noncommissioned officer, warrant officer, sergeant, sergeant major, color sergeant, corporal, corporal major, lance corporal, acting corporal, drum major, captain general, dizdar, knight marshal, naik, pendragon, mayor, mayoralty, prefect, chancellor, archon, provost, magistrate, syndic, alcalde, alcaid, burgomaster, corregidor, seneschal, alderman, councilman, committeeman, councilwoman, warden, constable, portreeve, lord mayor, officer, dewan, fonctionnaire, admiral, admiralty, rear admiral, vice admiral, port admiral, commodore, captain, commander, lieutenant, ensign, skipper, mate, master, officer of the day, OD, navarch, da locum melioribus, der Furst ist der erste Diener seines Staats, the prince is the first servant of his state, lord of thy presence and no land beside.

Deputy

N deputy, substitute, vice, proxy, locum tenens, badli, delegate, representative, next friend, surrogate, secondary, regent, viceregent, vizier, minister, vicar, premier, chancellor, prefect, provost, warden, lieutenant, archon, consul, proconsul, viceroy, commissioner, Tsung-li Yamen, Wai Wu Pu, plenipotentiary, alter ego, team, eight, eleven, champion, acting, vice, vice regal, accredited to, in behalf of.


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