from The Century Dictionary.
- Wary; cautious.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Obs. or Poetic. Cautious; wary; watchful.
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cautious; wary; watchful
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He made his friends 'quarrels his own, and was as guardful of their reputations as of his own.
"Well, then, I will live since death is at my command, and be guardful of life for my dear husband's sake."