Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A keeper or surveyor of roads.

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Examples

  • Therein was neither highway nor byway, nor wood-reeve nor way-warden; never came chapman thence into Utterhay; no man of

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • There is nothing I have striven at more than doing my duty, way-warden over

    Lorna Doone

  • He was poor-law guardian and way-warden, and filled customarily the various offices of a steady good citizen.

    Rachel Ray, volume 1

  • There is nothing I have striven at more than doing my duty, way-warden over Exmoor.

    Lorna Doone; a Romance of Exmoor

  • The way-warden may do that: I wear out no ways, I go across country.

    The Saint's Tragedy

  • "The late Vicar stubb'd and burnt it," when he was way-warden, regardless of the remonstrances of the bystanders, who interceded in vain for its preservation, urging its power and efficacy, and alleging that it had been

    The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 2

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