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game warden

noun
1.
a public official who enforces game laws.
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  • That will be when every national forest is made a game preserve, and every forest ranger is made a game warden.

    Our Vanishing Wild Life William T. Hornaday
  • No, I ain't no game warden, but what I say goes as she lays.

  • "I'm real sorry," stated the game warden for the second time.

    The Castaways of Pete's Patch Carroll Watson Rankin
  • Moreover, although it looked as if he had killed the game warden, he had said nothing.

    Northwest! Harold Bindloss
  • But Tish had read of a scheme for getting worms that she said the game warden of some place or other had guaranteed officially.

  • He should have listened to the game warden, but he hadn't listened and here he was.

    Swamp Cat James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • “Our luck was a little too good—we caught a game warden,” replied the young scapegrace.

    Cavanagh: Forest Ranger Hamlin Garland
  • I am well acquainted with a man who is a member of a Game Club; also a game warden.

    Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper Eldred Nathaniel Woodcock
  • I was willing to tell the first ranger or game warden, and pay a fine—but I must eat.

    Pluck on the Long Trail Edwin L. Sabin
  • It would be silly to threaten Carl Thornton, and how could he report him to the game warden when he had broken no law?

    Double Challenge James Arthur Kjelgaard
British Dictionary definitions for game warden

game warden

noun
1.
a person who looks after game, as in a game reserve
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