Definition Of guardhouse


a building used to accommodate a military guard or to detain military prisoners.

It was rumored that prisoners in the guardhouse worked only eight hours per day, five days a week.

Example Of guardhouse

  • A few days later Papa, my sisters, Alexei, and I went down to the guardhouse , as some of our friends were on duty.

  • A short distance away there were several barracks and guardhouses to either side.

  • All of the guardhouses are locked or otherwise bar his entry.

  • At the guardhouse on Washington Road, security personnel know the members by sight, and guests are held until a member comes to collect them.

  • ‘The glove from the guardhouse is hers,’ I said.

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