Definition of charterhouse in English:

charterhouse

Syllabification: char·ter·house
Pronunciation: /ˈCHärtərhous
 
/

noun

historical
A Carthusian monastery.

Origin

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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