guardroom

noun
guard·​room | \ ˈgärd-ˌrüm How to pronounce guardroom (audio) , -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

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Examples of guardroom in a Sentence

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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The first known use of guardroom was in 1671

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Cite this Entry

“Guardroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guardroom. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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