guardship

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

guard +‎ ship

Noun[edit]

guardship (plural guardships)

  1. A warship stationed at a port etc. to act as a guard.

Etymology 2[edit]

guard +‎ -ship

Noun[edit]

guardship

  1. (obsolete) Care; protection.
    under his guardship
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