With the precision of a parade master, warden Sam Smith emerged and read the court order.
The warden said, “Any reason why this execution should not go forward?”
Instead you have someone like the warden conducting something like a consciousness check.
After a thirty-minute wait that seemed to last forever, the warden entered with his entourage and introduced himself.
On Escobar's order, Popeye took Mendoza hostage in the warden's house while Escobar tried to figure his way out of the bind.
He's got something to tell me, but the warden watches you like a hawk.
The outrage on the warden was not so grotesque, but the effect was the same.
What have I been doing lately that would outrage the warden sufficiently to call me up at ten o'clock?
He wore no collar nor any coat; nor did he bring one with him, so the warden said.
A by-law was passed appointing a special building committee, and authorizing the warden to sign contracts.
early 13c., "one who guards," from Old North French wardein, from Frankish *warding- (cf. Old French guardenc), from *wardon "to watch, guard" (see ward (v.)). Meaning "governor of a prison" is recorded from c.1300.