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warded

[ wawr-did ]

adjective

  1. having notches, slots, or wards, as in locks and keys.


warded

/ ˈwɔːdɪd /

adjective

  1. (of locks, keys, etc) having wards


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Word History and Origins

Origin of warded1

1565–75; ward (noun) + -ed 3

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Example Sentences

So far, you and your lawyers have successfully warded off all of the lawsuits.

The tax cuts could be warded off through simple legislation.

Having made up my mind, I loyally warded off anything that might jeopardize my decision.

A shower of stones and arrows then fell about the spot where he stood, which were warded off by the shields of the soldiers.

I warded off the blows aimed at me as well as I could, and recovering myself, ran towards the hut of my master.

Oldofredi's sword struck Sangiorgio's, which was aimed at him in a thrust, warded it off, and slid down upon the padded glove.

Theodora leaped, missed the ball, but 26 danced up in front of Martha and warded off the girl who slipped in to help her.

He warded off the few blunders, and at the third change she had another well-bred partner.

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