CUSTODY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of custody
Definition:
n. keeping or guarding; care, watch, inspection, for keeping, preservation, or security
Example:
There were no arches left, and all the players, except the King, the Queen, and Alice, were in custody and under sentence of execution.
Sentence in Classic:
That evening Jefferson Hope was taken into custody, and not being able to find sureties, was detained for some weeks.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
And she was afterwards seen walking into Hyde Park in company with Flora Millar, a woman who is now in custody, and who had already made a disturbance at Mr.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
It has now come to my knowledge that you lent him your carriage for his removal from town, and that you have even accepted papers from him for safe custody.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But I remarked that the Old Soldier took him into custody directly, for her partner; and instructed him, as the first preliminary of initiation, to give her all the silver he had in his pocket.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
If the villain had stopped here, his case would have been sufficiently awful, but he blackened his guilt by proceeding to take me into custody, with a right of patronage that left all his former criminality far behind.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
It was also solemnly arranged that poor Oliver should, for the purposes of the contemplated expedition, be unreservedly consigned to the care and custody of Mr.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Waldemar Fitzurse hastened to reply, that Ivanhoe was already removed from the lists, and in the custody of his friends.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
Thus, then, the young men made no attempt at resistance, but blindly and confidingly surrendered themselves into the care and custody of their conductors.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
He walked to an angle of the bastion, and beheld the scout advancing, under the custody of a French officer, to the body of the fort.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context