Prison; custody.

Then spake the chief butler unto Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day: Pharaoh was wroth with his servants, and put me in WARD in the captain of the guard's house, both me and the chief baker. ( Genesis 41:9-10 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

Bibliography Information

"Entry for 'Ward'". A King James Dictionary.