Definition of guardhouse noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɡɑːdhaʊs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːrdhaʊs//
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a building for soldiers who are guarding the entrance to a military camp or for keeping military prisoners in He spent 20 days in the guardhouse for answering back to a sergeant.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: guardhouse