Definition - ward

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ward
  1. watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect; "guard my possessions while I'm away"
  2. a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)
  3. block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care; "they put her in a 4-bed ward"
  4. a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections
  5. a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  6. United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)
  7. English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920)
  8. English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)