Definition: cus-ton-di-an, noun:
- Custodian working for a minimal wage and paying a maximum price.
- Custard aficionado who has morphed into a twin of their favorite dessert.
He was the miracle worker of my McKinley Elementary School gallery of blurs and cameos, but to others—to the Atari Hush Puppies Spalding herd—a charge, a slave, or barely human Custondian, with limbs paddling in back-hall sloughs, his T-shirt collar showing, there to mock. (p. 173-4, River Bend Chronicle: The Junkification of a Boyhood Idyll amid the Curious Glory of Urban Iowa)