Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A deputy warden.

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Examples

  • A sixth part of the gross produce may be reckoned the average rent of the tin mines of Cornwall, the most fertile that are known in the world, as we are told by the Rev.Mr. Borlace, vice-warden of the stannaries.

    XI. Book I. Of the Rent of Land

  • Magellen see's the vice-warden lying down defeated, and he reveals that Hannyabal is the only person who can take his place.

    Anime Nano!

  • The vice-warden of the facilities requested Tzu Chi's help, because the people here are largely from the neighboring countries of Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Mozambique, awaiting the release of relatives who are doing time, here.

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  • The Fellows of All Souls were required to have a small indenture drawn up for each book borrowed, and such indenture was to be left with the warden or the vice-warden (statutes, 1443) At Pembroke College, Cambridge, the librarian or keeper was to prepare large tablets covered with wax and parchment: on the latter were to be written the titles of books, on the former the names of the borrowers; when each book was returned, the borrower's name was pressed out.

    Old English Libraries; The Making, Collection and Use of Books During the Middle Ages

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