warder


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warder

1 (feminine), wardress
Chiefly Brit an officer in charge of prisoners in a jail

warder

2
(formerly) a staff or truncheon carried by a ruler as an emblem of authority and used to signal his wishes or intentions
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I don't think they can kill Drugger Davis on that old vague story of the poison; and as for the convict who killed the warder, I suppose it's obvious that you haven't got him.
He didn't explain that he had no quarrel with the poor warder.
I suppose we shall have an evil account of the herd; he was wont to be a faithful and cautious drudge, and I had destined him for something better; perchance I might even have made him one of my warders.
He's got two of the warders and Mereer, the second mate, and he'd get the captain himself, if he thought him worth it.
Two of the warders were agents of Prendergast, and the second mate was his right-hand man.
When the fighting was over there was no one left of our enemies except just the warders the mates, and the doctor.
The two warders had been shot and thrown overboard, and so also had the third mate.
In due time we were challenged by the warders, from the castle walls, and after a parley admitted.
A WARDER accused of threatening to "terrorise" a teenage inmate was not responsible for the prisoner's suicide, a fatal accident inquiry heard yesterday.
jailor, 6 warder quarters (a block), 2 warder quarters (old block), 1 warder quarter (old block)) at tenali of guntur district (2nd call)
Two inmates at Nyeri Prison, King'ong'o, were Monday morning shot by a senior prison warder in unclear circumstances.
John Paul Harkin used a metal spike to strike out at prison officers and spat in the face of one warder during the hospital rampage.