of, pertaining to, or appropriate to a custodian
: a building superintendent's custodial duties.
responsible for or providing protective supervision and guardianship rather than seeking to improve or cure: Overcrowding forces many mental hospitals to provide only custodial care.
a container or receptacle for something sacred, as the Host.
Origin: 1765–75; Related forms
< Latin custōdi
is always a great word to know.
So is doohickey. Does it mean: