ward

an administrative unit in London
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Ward

• (n.) A division of a county. • (n.) To fend off; to repel; to turn aside, as anything mischievous that approaches; -- usually followed by off. • (v. i.) To act on the defensive with a weapon. • (n.) To defend by walls, fortifications, etc. • (n.) The state of being under guard or guardianship; confinement under guard; the...
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ward

(from the article `lock`) ...security. The Romans introduced metal for locks, usually iron for the lock itself and often bronze for the key (with the result that keys are ...
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Ward

(n) A ward is an individual who's responsibility is assigned to another person by a court of law for proper upkeep and care. Generally this is the term used to represent kids, who are not properly maintained by their parents or those who are diverted to crime and illegal activities, ordered by the court to be lived under a guardian appointed by the...
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Ward

(of castle) An area of land within a castle or a castle's jurisdiction. Sometimes the baileys of a castle called be called separate wards. The can be portions of land at some distance to the main holding's of the magnate - but still included as part of a ward. For example, 'Bedlingtonshire' was treated as part of Chester-le-Street ward (see Norhams...
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ward

(word) a large room in a hospital for the accommodation of several patients. a division within a hospital for the care of numerous patients having the same condition, such as a a maternity ward.
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ward

1. The act of guarding; watch; guard; guardianship; specifically, a guarding during the day. See the Note under Watch. 'Still, when she slept, he kept both watch and ward.' (Spenser) ... 2. One who, or that which, guards; garrison; defender; protector; means of guarding; defense; protection. 'For the best ward of mine honor.' (Shak) 'The assieged c...
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Ward

Aaron Montgomery Ward noun United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)
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ward

hospital ward noun block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care; `they put her in a 4-bed ward`
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Ward

[Cambridge Town Club cricketer] Ward (full name and dates of birth and death unknown) was an English cricketer. Ward`s batting style is unknown. Ward made a single first-class appearance for Cambridge Town Club against Cambridge University in 1842 at Parker`s Piece. In a match which Cambridge University won by 3 wickets, Ward batted twice, ...
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Ward

[castle] In fortifications, a bailey or ward refers to a courtyard enclosed by a curtain wall. In particular, an early type of European castle was known as a Motte-and-bailey. Castles can have more than one ward. Their layout depends both on the local topography and the level of fortification technology employed, ranging from simple enclosu...
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Ward

[electoral subdivision] A ward is a subdivision of a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Wards are usually named after neighbourhoods, thoroughfares, parishes, landmarks, geographical features and in some cases historical figures connected to the area. It is common in the United States for wards to simply be numbere...
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Ward

[electric automobile company] The Ward Motor Vehicle Company was founded by Charles A. Ward in New York City as an electric truck company.{Sfn|The Early Electric Car Site} When Hayden Eames joined the company, it made electric cars also, from 1914-1916. == Models == The Ward Electric car was a four passenger coupe costing $2,100 and went 10...
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Ward

[fencing] A ward or guard (translating German Hut `protection`) is a defensive position in the German school of swordsmanship. In Royal Armouries Ms. I.33 the concept is rendered as custodia `guard`. ...
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Ward

[law] In law, a ward is someone placed under the protection of a legal guardian. A court may take responsibility for the legal protection of an individual, usually either a child or incapacitated person, in which case the ward is known as a ward of the court or a ward of the state. In Australia, New Zealand and the United States, the child ...
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Ward

[LDS Church] In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), a ward is the larger of two types of local congregations (the smaller being a branch). A ward is presided over by a bishop, the equivalent of a pastor in many other Christian denominations. As with all church leadership, the bishop is considered lay clergy and as ...
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Ward

[South Africa] In South Africa, wards are geopolitical subdivisions of municipalities used for electoral purposes. Each metropolitan and local municipality is delimited by the Municipal Demarcation Board into half as many wards as there are seats on the municipal council (rounding up if there are an odd number of seats). Each ward then elec...
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Ward

[Vietnam] A ward (phường) in Vietnam is an urban subdistrict. It is one of three kinds of third-level commune-level subdivisions along with the commune-level town (thị trấn), and the rural commune (xã). The ward is subordinates to the second-level units including county-level town or the provincial city or the urban district of cent...
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Ward

Ward intransitive verb 1. To be vigilant; to keep guard. 2. To act on the defensive with a weapon. « She redoubling her blows drove the stranger to no other shift than to ward and go back.» Sir P. Sidney.
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Ward

Ward noun [ Anglo-Saxon weard , fem., guard, weard , masc., keeper, guard; akin to Old Saxon ward a watcher, warden, German wart , Old High German wart , Icelandic vörðr a warden, a watch, Goth. -wards in daúra wards a doorkeeper, and English...
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Ward

Ward transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Warded ; present participle & verbal noun Warding .] [ Middle English wardien , Anglo-Saxon weardian to keep, protect; akin to Old Saxon ward...n to watch, take care...
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Ward

a castle courtyard or bailey
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Ward

a castle courtyard or bailey
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Ward

A congregation in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon).
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Ward

A person for whom a guardianship and/or conservatorship is established. An infant placed by authority of law under the care of a guardian.While under the care of a guardian a ward can make no contract whatever binding upon him, except for necessaries. When the relation of guardian and ward ceases, the latter is entitled to have an account of the .....
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