guérite

[ gey-reet; French gey-reet ]
/ geɪˈrit; French geɪˈrit /

noun, plural gué·rites [gey-reets; French gey-reet] /geɪˈrits; French geɪˈrit/. French Furniture.

a wicker chair having a tall back arched over the seat to form a hood.

Origin of guérite

1700–10; < French, Middle French, probably alteration of Old French garite watchtower; see garret1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019