Assertions of dominance over the wards, Dr. Edwards, and the other officers are pretty much all she has left.
Win the most wards and you become Mayor for the next four years (there are four elections in the game).
Some of the decisions--like the wards--are simply impossible.
Making matters worse, half of the 23 wards where the typo was made are majority African-American.
She still wants indentured servants—excuse me, wards—to run the hospital for her, and she still wants power over all of them.
To each of these wards was appointed a field-cornet, who had military duties when a commando was called out.
And before her, always, she saw the tragic women of the wards.
The bolt, which survives, is fitted with a spring at the rear and has two wards projecting from its midsection.
Or you were coming to the wards, and everything was excitement, getting ready for you.
Fortunately the supply of pretty sisters is too great to allow of their all being absorbed in wards for sick sisters.
Old English weard "a guarding, a watchman, a sentry," from West Germanic *wardo (cf. Old Saxon ward, Old Norse vörðr, Old High German wart). Used for administrative districts (at first in the sense of guardianship) from late 14c.; of hospital divisions from 1749. Meaning "minor under control of a guardian" is from early 15c. Ward-heeler is 1890, from heeler "loafer, one on the lookout for shady work" (1870s).
Old English weardian "to keep guard," from Proto-Germanic *wardojan- (cf. Old Saxon wardon, Old Norse varða "to guard," Old Frisian wardia, Middle Dutch waerden "to take care of," Old High German warten "to guard, look out for, expect," German warten "to wait, wait on, nurse, tend"), from *wardo- (see ward (n.)). French garder, Italian guardare, Spanish guardar are Germanic loan-words. Meaning "to parry, to fend off" (now usually with off) is recorded from 1570s. Related: Warded; warding.
A room in a hospital usually holding six or more patients.
A division in a hospital for the care of a particular group of patients.
a prison (Gen. 40:3, 4); a watch-station (Isa. 21:8); a guard (Neh. 13:30).