Surely a sitting speaker has enough favors out there to ward that off.
Mikayla got defensive wounds in her hands as she tried to ward him off.
More established, conservative Irish banks began to ape some of the same tactics to ward off the new contender.
Rick Munoz, alderman of the 22nd ward and an active Latino Caucus member, has called Emanuel a "political bully."
The double entendre works, says ward, whose job includes inventing these combinations and giving them catchy names.
These fees were considerable, and were under the care of the Court of ward and Liveries.
As he approached the leader's door, it opened, and ward Kirk came out.
You will not wait for poverty to teach you economy, but will learn economy to ward off poverty.
She is very sweet, and she is his, not his ward, but his wife.
He first went to a ward where lay two lads side by side, each with his right leg amputated above the knee.
Old English weard "a guarding, a watchman, a sentry," from West Germanic *wardo (cf. Old Saxon ward, Old Norse vörðr, Old High German wart). Used for administrative districts (at first in the sense of guardianship) from late 14c.; of hospital divisions from 1749. Meaning "minor under control of a guardian" is from early 15c. Ward-heeler is 1890, from heeler "loafer, one on the lookout for shady work" (1870s).
Old English weardian "to keep guard," from Proto-Germanic *wardojan- (cf. Old Saxon wardon, Old Norse varða "to guard," Old Frisian wardia, Middle Dutch waerden "to take care of," Old High German warten "to guard, look out for, expect," German warten "to wait, wait on, nurse, tend"), from *wardo- (see ward (n.)). French garder, Italian guardare, Spanish guardar are Germanic loan-words. Meaning "to parry, to fend off" (now usually with off) is recorded from 1570s. Related: Warded; warding.
adverbial suffix expressing direction, Old English -weard "toward," literally "turned toward," sometimes -weardes, with genitive singular ending of neuter adjectives, from Proto-Germanic *warth (cf. Old Saxon, Old Frisian -ward, Old Norse -verðr), variant of PIE *wert- "to turn, wind," from root *wer- (3) "to turn, bend" (see versus). The original notion is of "turned toward."
A room in a hospital usually holding six or more patients.
A division in a hospital for the care of a particular group of patients.
a prison (Gen. 40:3, 4); a watch-station (Isa. 21:8); a guard (Neh. 13:30).