Definition of warden:
director (part of speech: noun)
- band master,
- custodian (part of speech: noun)
- "Watchbird", Robert Sheckley.
- "The Romance of Names", Ernest Weekley.
At this, the Prince was exceedingly angry and ordered his immediate execution; but the Chief Warden sent a friend to plead for him, saying, 'Your Highness's servant asked the doorkeeper if the drug was to be swallowed, and as he replied in the affirmative, your servant accordingly swallowed it.- "China and the Chinese", Herbert Allen Giles.