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gatehouse

Syllabification: gate·house
Pronunciation: /ˈɡātˌhous
 
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Definition of gatehouse in English:

noun

A house or enclosure near a gateway.
Example sentences
  • The house was built as one of the gatehouses to the estate.
  • The lower floor also connects the house to a gatehouse through a small courtyard.
  • At his death both the house and the gatehouse were bought for the Abbey.

Words that rhyme with gatehouse

statehouse

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