Definitions

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  • n. A custodian.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See custodian.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, one who has the custody or guardianship of anything; a custodian.—
  • n. Same as custodia. S. K. Inventory, 1860, Nos. 182, 296.

Etymologies

French custode or Italian custode. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • “La storia parla di un tipo molto speciale di custode, che vive in un mondo futuristico surreale, comandando la notte ed il giorno…”

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  • Foemina semper custode eget qui se pudicam contineat; suapte enim natura nequitias insitas habet, quas nisi indies comprimat, ut arbores stolones emittunt, &c. 6059.

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  • Wherefore hath our mother the earth brought out poisons, saith [2764] Pliny, in so great a quantity, but that men in distress might make away themselves? which kings of old had ever in a readiness, ad incerta fortunae venenum sub custode promptum, Livy writes, and executioners always at hand.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • De la CEO-cea mai mare plătită custode sărace, toate fac parte din clasa Muncii.

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  • Woodstock filio suo minore admodum paruulo Anglici regni custode, sub tutela tamen.

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  • They had the small, brilliant room, a splendid cabinet of treasures, to themselves; there was only a custode hovering about the Medicean Venus.

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  • Sir Henry Delmé, accompanied by the custode, would make himself acquainted with the wonders of the Florentine gallery; and every now and then, return to whisper some sentence, in the soothing tones of brotherly kindness.

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  • Acme turned to the custode, and asked if this was the burial place of some noble family.

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  • In manicis et Compedibus sævo te sub custode tenebo.

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  • Another object of horror I found between the great hall of judgment and the luxurious apartment of the chief jailer (primo custode), the Dominican friar who presides over this diabolical establishment.

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