Ward"ship (?), n.


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.


The state of begin under a guardian; pupilage.

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


© Webster 1913.

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