custodian


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custodian

1. a person who has custody, as of a prisoner, ward, etc.
2. a guardian or keeper, as of an art collection, etc.
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The custodian could not sell one without an order from a superior; and that superior would have to get it from HIS superior; and this one would have to get it from a higher one--and so on up and up until the faculty should sit on the matter and deliver final judgment.
Reprimanded by its stern custodian, it explained that it was
Under a beneficent law of the State relating to property which has been for a certain period abandoned by an owner whose residence cannot be ascertained, the sheriff was legal custodian of the Manton farm and appurtenances thereunto belonging.
For nearly twenty years now John Carlson has been custodian of the refuge.
At a quiet place on a safe street I tightened the line of my custodian in front of an attractive, refined saloon.
It was the right hand, and until it healed the man could be of no further use in the firing line; nor was the case serious enough for admission to a crowded field-hospital; and Connal himself offered his services as custodian of a number of our horses which we were keeping out of harm's way in a donga.
But you are certainly one--you and your custodians of virtue.
Washing her hands, thus, of all responsibility under this head, past, present, or to come, Mrs Nickleby kindly added that she hoped her children might never have greater cause to reproach themselves than she had, and prepared herself to receive the escort, who soon returned with the intelligence that the old gentleman was safely housed, and that they found his custodians, who had been making merry with some friends, wholly ignorant of his absence.
Our society is indeed unstable when the custodians of its peace are thus openly and wantonly shot down.
In most cases the custodian did no extra work and didn't even have to be there at night or on weekends, yet he would benefit from all fees.
The new requirements represent a joint effort over the past year between Freddie Mac's staff and special task forces of MBA's Document Custodian Subcommittee, which consists of both document custodians and seller/servicers.
One common means of providing these services is through "private label" arrangements, which allow a domestic custodian to provide its clients access to global markets by subcontracting global custody services to a full-fledged global master custodian.