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noun as in jailer

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Johnson Mlambo, also jailed in 1963, was singled out by warder Piet Kleynhans, who said he did not move enough rocks.

The son of a ner-se-ga, a palace warder, or the son of a vowed woman no one has any claim upon.

Yet a convent is well enclosed and guarded, with bars to the windows, walls of height and a warder who keeps the keys.

The double doors were unlocked, the prisoner ascended a few steps, followed by the Lieutenant, and a warder of the higher class.

A warder attended to do the honours of the table, and made a sign to the disguised female to rise and assist him in his functions.

The warder, and every soldier who had been on duty that night, were arrested and questioned.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to warder, such as: guard, turnkey, warden, correctional officer, corrections officer, and prison guard.

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