Definition of guardianship:
explosive charge, armorial bearing, trust, billing, custodianship, commission, forethought, accountability, accusation, care, fear, onus, tutelage, tending, electric charge, precaution, flush, retention, complaint, safekeeping, thrill, concern, caution, holding, mission, supervision, cathexis, obligation, care for, superintendence, bang, tuition, heraldic bearing, compulsion, custody, tutorship, responsibility, bearing, rush, aid, ward, attention, bursting charge, keeping, commitment, kick, burster, upkeep, direction, duty, maintenance, boot, charge.
Hence, they differed entirely from that species of spirits, to whom, in the Highlands, is ascribed the guardianship, or superintendance of a particular clan, or family of distinction; and who, perhaps yet more than the Brownie, resemble the classic household gods.- "Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)", Walter Scott.
This child, named Thomas Rolfe, was given after the death of Pocahontas to the keeping of Sir Lewis Stukely of Plymouth, who fell into evil practices, and the boy was transferred to the guardianship of his uncle Henry Rolfe, and educated in London.- "The Story of Pocahantas", Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009.
For the whole of this triple power, the keys of the kingdom of heaven in the priesthood, the guardianship of faith in the office of teacher, and the supreme pastorship of rule He promised to one and bestowed on one, Peter.- "Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom", T. W. Allies.