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wardship

[wawrd-ship] /ˈwɔrd ʃɪp/
noun
1.
guardianship; custody.
2.
Law. the guardianship over a minor or ward.
Origin of wardship
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English; see ward, -ship
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wardship

/ˈwɔːdʃɪp/
noun
1.
the state of being a ward
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