Pronunciation: (wôr'dur),[key] —n. 1. a person who guards something, as a doorkeeper or caretaker.
2. a soldier or other person set to guard an entrance.
3. Chiefly Brit.an official having charge of prisoners in a jail.
Pronunciation: (wôr'dur),[key] —n. a truncheon or staff of office or authority, used in giving signals.