Definitions

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  • n. Someone elected to take care of highways in a parish.

Etymologies

way (“highway, road”) +‎ warden (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It happened that Mr. Thorne was waywarden for the district and, not liking the attack, began to excuse his roads.

    Barchester Towers

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