from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A keeper or surveyor of roads.
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Therein was neither highway nor byway, nor wood-reeve nor way-warden; never came chapman thence into Utterhay; no man of
There is nothing I have striven at more than doing my duty, way-warden over
He was poor-law guardian and way-warden, and filled customarily the various offices of a steady good citizen.
There is nothing I have striven at more than doing my duty, way-warden over Exmoor.
The way-warden may do that: I wear out no ways, I go across country.
"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