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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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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.
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.
Another sable warder (a carpenter, who had once eaten two geese for a wager) opened the door, and showed me into the best parlour.
In due time we were challenged by the warders, from the castle walls, and after a parley admitted.
Returning in less than three minutes, a warder announced ``that the Prior Aymer of Jorvaulx, and the good knight Brian de Bois-Guilbert, commander of the valiant and venerable order of Knights Templars, with a small retinue, requested hospitality and lodging for the night, being on their way to a tournament which was to be held not far from Ashby-de-la-Zouche, on the second day from the present.
Procedurally, warders are not supposed to carry firearms inside the prison area as a safety and precautionary measure.
The warders uncuffed him when he asked to use the toilet but he left it and walked quickly down a dead-end corridor.
Tenders are invited for vertical extension of warders barrack in addition to repairing and renovation work of existing warders and head warders barrack in uluberia subsidiary correctional home uluberia dist howrah during the year 2015_16
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.