Definition for A-WARD'

A-WARD', v.t. [Scot. warde, determination; Norm. garda, award, judgment; agardetz, awarded. See Guard and Regard.]

To adjudge; to give by sentence or judicial determination; to assign by sentence. This word is appropriately used to express the act of arbitrators in pronouncing upon the rights of parties; as, the arbitrators awarded damages to A. B.

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