guardhouse

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noun guard·house \ˈgärd-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of guardhouse

  1. 1 :  a building occupied by a guard or used as a headquarters by soldiers on guard duty

  2. 2 :  a military jail

1592

First Known Use of guardhouse

1592


GUARDHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

guardhouse

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noun guard·house \ˈgärd-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of guardhouse for English Language Learners

  • : a building for soldiers who are watching something (such as an entrance)


GUARDHOUSE Defined for Kids

guardhouse

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noun guard·house \ˈgärd-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of guardhouse for Students

  1. 1 :  a building used as a headquarters by soldiers on guard duty

  2. 2 :  a military jail



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