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Meaning of WARDSHIP

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ward"ship\, n.
1. The office of a ward or keeper; care and protection of a
   ward; guardianship; right of guardianship.

         Wardship is incident to tenure in socage.
                                               --Blackstone.

2. The state of begin under a guardian; pupilage.

         It was the wisest act . . . in my wardship. --B.
                                               Jonson.

 

 

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