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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Synonyms for guardroom


bastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, hock, hold, hoosegow, jail, jailhouse, joint [slang], jug, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]

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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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