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charterhouse Syllabification: char·ter·house
Pronunciation: /ˈCHärdərhous/

Definition of charterhouse in English:


A Carthusian monastery.


Late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman Chartous, Old French Chartreuse, from medieval Latin Carthusius, from Cart(h)usia (see Carthusian): assimilated to charter + house.

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