warder

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Noun[edit]

warder ‎(plural warders)

  1. A guard, especially in a prison.
  2. (archaic) A truncheon or staff carried by a king or commander, used to signal commands.
    • 1595, Samuel Daniel, Civil Wars
      When, lo! the king suddenly changed his mind, / Casts down his warder to arrest them there.
    • William Shakespeare, King Richard II, Act 1, Scene 3
      Stay, the king hath thrown his warder down.

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Verb[edit]

warder

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of guarder

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-d, *-ds, *-dt are modified to t, z, t. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.