guardroom

noun guard·room \ ˈgärd-ˌrüm , -ˌru̇m \

Definition of guardroom

1 : a room occupied by a military guard during its term of duty
2 : a room where military prisoners are confined

Examples of guardroom in a Sentence

  1. hauled the prisoners of war into the guardroom and sent for the doctor on duty

First Known Use of guardroom

1671

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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