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warden

1. Archaic any of various public officials, esp one responsible for the enforcement of certain regulations
2. Chiefly US and Canadian the chief officer in charge of a prison
3. Brit the principal or president of any of various universities or colleges
4. See churchwarden
References in classic literature ?
He only came back last night," said the Warden, when the kissing was over: "he's been traveling post-haste, for the last thousand miles or so, in order to be here on Sylvie's birthday.
Let's go and see the Professor," the Warden said, wisely avoiding further discussion.
Well, hum, not very," the Warden said, as we entered the Library.
the Warden exclaimed, taking him by the shoulders and turning him round to face them.
But the Professor had forgotten all about them by this time, and was speaking to the Warden again.
the Warden said, looking after him with admiring eyes.
A day came when Mr Warden observed with pain that his relative responded less nimbly to the touch.
Gandinot ought to go on the stage,' went on Mr Warden, pursuing his theme.
It takes a better man than Mr Warden to break up a gathering of this kind.
Mr Warden was disposed to effervesce with gratitude.
I've seen you several times out here since I arrived, Miss Warden,' said Mr Vince.
Mr Warden started like a war-horse at the sound of the trumpet.