roundhouse


round·house

noun \ˈrand-ˌhas\

Definition of ROUNDHOUSE

1
archaic :  lockup
2
:  a circular building for housing and repairing locomotives
3
:  a blow delivered with a wide swing
roundhouse adjective

First Known Use of ROUNDHOUSE

1589

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