garrison house

noun

Definition of garrison house

1 : a house fortified against attack
3 : a house having the second story overhanging the first in the front

First Known Use of garrison house

1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about garrison house

Statistics for garrison house

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for garrison house

The first known use of garrison house was in 1676

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on garrison house

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with garrison house

Comments on garrison house

What made you want to look up garrison house? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

using a distributed computer network

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time traveler quiz which word came first
  • Which came first?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!