Definition of guardhouse in English:

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guardhouse

Pronunciation: /ˈɡɑːdhaʊs/

noun

A building used to accommodate a military guard or to detain military prisoners.
Example sentences
  • It was rumored that prisoners in the guardhouse worked only eight hours per day, five days a week.
  • His lie is uncovered by Barton, who happens to be a real Army captain, and he is jailed in the base guardhouse, where he tap-dances his time away.
  • Inside a guardhouse in the compound, soldiers found more prisoners bound and blindfolded and showing evidence of abuse.

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