Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Money paid or contributed to watch and ward.
  • n. Also called ward-penny.

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Examples

  • Doubtless, Master Copeland was an estimable scribe, and yet -- Ah, yes, Lord Neville quite followed her Majesty -- beyond doubt, the wardage of a king was an honor not lightly to be conferred.

    Chivalry

  • Ah, yes, he quite followed her Majesty -- beyond doubt, the wardage of a king was an honor not lightly to be conferred.

    Chivalry

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