[hey-wawrd] /ˈheɪˌwɔrd/

an officer having charge of hedges and fences around a town common, especially to keep cattle from breaking through and to impound stray cattle.
[hey-werd] /ˈheɪ wərd/
Leland, 1902–71, U.S. theatrical producer.
a city in central California, SE of Oakland.
(Brit, obsolete) a parish officer in charge of enclosures and fences

proper name, from Old English hege-weard “guardian of the fence/hedge.” His original duties seem to have been protecting the fences around the Lammas lands, when enclosed, to prevent cattle from breaking in while the crops grew.


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