Warden

Definition of Warden

Ward´en
n.1.
1.A keeper; a guardian; a watchman.
He called to the warden on the . . . battlements.
- Sir. W. Scott.
2.An officer who keeps or guards; a keeper; as, the warden of a prison.
3.(Eccl.) A head official; as, the warden of a college; specifically (Eccl.), a churchwarden.
4.A large, hard pear, chiefly used for baking and roasting.
I would have had him roasted like a warden.
- Beau. & Fl.
Warden pie
a pie made of warden pears.
- Shak.

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