Origin: ME wardein < NormFr, warden (for OFr gardien): see guardian
Origin: ME wardone, prob. < NormFr warder, to keep: see ward,
See warden in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English wardein
Origin: , from Old North French
Origin: , from warder, to guard
Origin: , of Germanic origin; see wer-3 in Indo-European roots.
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