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game warden

a public official who enforces game laws. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • I've been deputy sheriff and game-warden for a good many years, and about every law-breaker has an excuse.

  • The game-warden had ordered them back to Fort Washakie, where they belonged.

    Letters on an Elk Hunt Elinore Pruitt Stewart
  • The belt across the range is a reserve and the game-warden made some trouble for Bob.

    Northwest! Harold Bindloss
  • The game-warden had no more than enough food for his family, and no horse feed.

    Letters on an Elk Hunt Elinore Pruitt Stewart
  • The boy was young Stephens, son of Andy Stephens, the game-warden.

    Jim Charles G. D. Roberts
  • The game-warden may, if the rivers been stocked lately, said Billy.

    Winona of the Camp Fire Margaret Widdemer
  • Crofts lowered his voice, as if a game-warden might be listening, for it was after the season had closed.

    What Will People Say? Rupert Hughes
  • In these reserves the wild animals are left to breed and live in peace, undisturbed by any one but the game-warden.

  • Ther ain't no game-warden on 'arth as kin blame me for that!

    Hoof and Claw Charles G. D. Roberts
  • He had seen the game-warden from whom she had procured her license, and so hunted up our camp.

    Letters on an Elk Hunt Elinore Pruitt Stewart
British Dictionary definitions for game-warden

game warden

a person who looks after game, as in a game reserve
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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