noun, plural cus·to·dies.
Origin of custody
Synonyms for custody
Examples from the Web for child-custody
Contemporary Examples of child-custody
He was sentenced to six years in prison for a plot to plant cocaine on a mother during a child-custody case.Phone Hacking: Did Murdoch’s Papers Show Political Bias?
September 18, 2012
noun plural -dies
Word Origin for custody
mid-15c., from Latin custodia "guarding, watching, keeping," from custos (genitive custodis) "guardian, keeper, protector," from PIE *(s)keu- "to cover, conceal" (see hide (n.1)).