[ wawr-dn-ree ]

noun,plural war·den·ries.
  1. the office, jurisdiction, or district of a warden.

Origin of wardenry

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at warden, -ry

Words Nearby wardenry

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How to use wardenry in a sentence

  • In addition there was a suggestive allusion to the Scots wardenry of the Western march, which was vacant at the moment.

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