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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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The two warders had been shot and thrown overboard, and so also had the third mate.
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LAHORE -- A batch of warders on Friday were awarded cash rewards for performing best security duty at a check post outside the Central Jail Kotlakhpat.
THE terror threat facing jail warders in Northern Ireland remains severe, MLAs have been told.
He said in view of the best performance in training, a cash prize of rupees 2,000 to each trainee warders, rupees 5,000 each to all Assistant Superintendents of Prisons, rupees 4,000 each to all Chief Warders, rupees 5,000 each to all officials imparted training and rupees 10,000 each to four best prize winners of the training.
The condemned person was required to live in the cells for a period of three Sundays accompanied at all times by two warders from other prisons.
Now warders, who face a daily barrage of constant abuse, fear being reported for just doing their jobs.
It is staffed by 300 prison officers, most of them experienced warders who have been transferred from other Scottish prisons.
Party-goers were charged 44 Euros to attend the functions during which they dressed up in striped prison uniforms and were ordered about by the hotel staff dressed as prison warders.
The University of Huddersfield is compiling the first ever history of the Yeoman Warders of the Tower of London.
TRIPOLI: Rioting broke out at a prison in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Monday with inmates taking warders hostage to demand better conditions and reduced sentences, a security official said.
And he'll be an even happier soul at the start of next month, when he is due to take an oath on Tower Green and be officially accepted into the order of Yeoman Warders.