noun, plural guard·hous·es [gahrd-hou-ziz] /ˈgɑrdˌhaʊ zɪz/.
Origin of guardhouse
Related Words for guardhousepenitentiary, lockup, confinement, jail, dungeon, cooler, keep, pen, can, stockade, reformatory, clink, slammer, G, guardhouse, bastille, prison, statesville
Examples from the Web for guardhouse
Contemporary Examples of guardhouse
Leon stopped at the guardhouse, which was crawling with prison guards and anxious security personnel.John Grisham's First Short Story: Part Two
October 26, 2009
Historical Examples of guardhouse
A man-at-arms lounged out of the guardhouse to inquire our business.The Strolling Saint
You are going to the guardhouse for disobedience and bad language and impertinence.The Long Roll
Thus, by forcing their way into the guardhouse, the friars, brought him into the city.
He brought out the pistol he'd taken off the captain in the guardhouse.
Finally, at noon a new officer checked in for duty at the guardhouse.