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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.
Arakcheev was a faithful custodian to enforce order and acted as the sovereign's bodyguard.
Because my friend fights there alone," I answered, as I hastily sought and found the keys upon the carcass of the dead custodian of this grim chamber of horrors.
For nearly twenty years now John Carlson has been custodian of the refuge.
The custodian interpreted the bargain generously--Winterbourne, on his side, had been generous--and ended by leaving them quite to themselves.
This custodian of George's Gallery in George's absence concludes his proceedings, when he has locked the great doors and turned out all the lights but one, which he leaves to glimmer, by dragging out from a wooden cabin in a corner two mattresses and bedding.
Reprimanded by its stern custodian, it explained that it was
A swollen conscience caused him to see and hear even more than was warranted by his position, and his uncompromising nature compelled him to act on whatsoever he heard or saw: a savage custodian of public morals, he had in addition a perverse enthusiasm for lost causes, loved a minority for its own sake, and untenable tenets for theirs.
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.
The SEC does not consider as a withdrawal the transfer of assets between the client's accounts at qualified custodians "if the client has authorized the advisor in writing to make such transfers and a copy of that authorization is provided to the qualified custodians, specifying the client accounts maintained with qualified custodians.
State securities regulators warned investors participating in self-directed IRAs Monday to brush up on third-party custodians' duties, as fraudsters can deceive them into thinking that a third-party custodian is a trusted intermediary gatekeeper.
The company informed that its new service is operating through its miraqle platform and will incorporate data from custodians, accounting systems and administration systems, compile the information and provide it to its superannuation fund clients.