Custody

Definition of Custody

Cus´to`dy   Pronunciation: k?s´t?-d?
n.1.A keeping or guarding; care, watch, inspection, for keeping, preservation, or security.
A fleet of thirty ships for the custody of the narrow seas.
- Bacon.
2.Judicial or penal safe-keeping.
Jailer, take him to thy custody.
- Shak.
3.State of being guarded and watched to prevent escape; restraint of liberty; confinement; imprisonment.

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