guerite

noun
gue·​rite | \ (ˈ)gā¦rēt \
plural -s

Definition of guerite

: a turret or shelter for a sentry on an old fort

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History and Etymology for guerite

French guérite, from Middle French, probably alteration of Old French garite, guarite watchtower

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“Guerite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guerite. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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