Definition - Noun
: an individual entrusted with guarding and keeping property or having custody of a person: as
a  : the warden of a prison
b  : a person given custody of a child by court order
c  : a person named to manage a child's property under the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act
d  : a person or entity appointed by a bankruptcy court to take charge of the debtor's property for purposes of administration

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