What is ward?

  • (noun): A division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells).
    Synonyms: cellblock
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on ward:

Daryle Ward
... Daryle Lamar Ward (born June 27, 1975 in Lynwood, California) is an American professional baseball first baseman and outfielder ... The 6-foot-2, 240 pound (109 kg) Ward was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 1994 amateur draft ... He is the son of former major leaguer Gary Ward ...
Bunkyo, Tokyo - Economy
... The publishing company Kodansha has its headquarters in the ward, and Kodansha International has its headquarters in the Otowa YK Building in the ward ... Tomod's has its headquarters in the ward ...
Gavin Ward (footballer) - Playing Career
... Ward was born in Sutton Coldfield and began his career with Aston Villa before moving on to Shrewsbury Town ... before Bolton Wanderers paid £300,000 for his services in 1996, allowing Ward to again taste top-flight action ... Ward made a bright start to the 2006-07, even managing to score a goal, which came from a free kick just outside his box in the 9th minute against Leyton Orient on 2 ...
Batman (TV series) - After The Series Run - 1970s Reunions
... In 1972, Burt Ward and Yvonne Craig reunited as Robin and Batgirl for an Equal Pay public service announcement ... In 1977, Adam West and Burt Ward returned as voice actors for the Filmation-produced animated series, The New Adventures of Batman ... In 1979, West, Ward, and Frank Gorshin reunited on NBC for Hanna-Barbera's two Legends of the Superheroes television specials ...
Ward - In Vessels
... USS Aaron Ward, a series of U.S ... Navy destroyers USS Ward, the first ship to open fire in the Battle of Pearl Harbor, named after James Harmon Ward ...

More definitions of "ward":

  • (noun): Block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care.
    Example: "They put her in a 4-bed ward"
    Synonyms: hospital ward
  • (verb): Watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect.
    Synonyms: guard
  • (noun): A district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections.
  • (noun): A person who is under the protection or in the custody of another.

Famous quotes containing the word ward:

    Moral qualities rule the world, but at short distances the senses are despotic.
    —Mrs. H. O. Ward (1824–1899)

    One may as well preach a respectable mythology as anything else.
    Humphrey, Mrs. Ward (1851–1920)

    Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!
    Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!
    Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!
    His truth is marching on.
    —Julia Ward Howe (1819–1910)