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Meaning of GUARDHOUSE

Pronunciation:  'gârd`haws

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a military facility that serves as the headquarters for military police and in which military prisoners can be detained
 

GUARDHOUSE is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: headquarters, HQ, military headquarters

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Guard"house`\, n. (Mil.)
A building which is occupied by the guard, and in which
soldiers are confined for misconduct; hence, a lock-up.

 
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