What is another word for guardhouse?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈɑːdha͡ʊs] (IPA)

Guardhouses, sometimes referred to as security cottages, sentry stations or watchtowers, are small buildings used to house guards or soldiers protecting an area. Other terms used interchangeably include sentinel boxes, checkpoint booths, security kiosks, or guard shacks. In some instances, a guardhouse could also be referred to as a gatehouse or a turreted castle tower. Irrespective of the moniker, the overall purpose of a guardhouse remains the same; to provide shelter and security to guards or sentries as they keep watch and safeguard against potential threats. Different regions across the world, use specific terms to describe guardhouses, but all of them provide the same function universally.

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Usage examples for Guardhouse

"I ever I set eyes on him again, he's clapped into the guardhouse.
"The Crisis, Volume 7"
Winston Churchill
These on their arrival surrounded the captives and marched with them to a guardhouse near.
"Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion"
G. A. Henty
At "G" was the German guardhouse, and "K" was the kitchen, and Germans used to pass frequently between the guardhouse and the kitchen along a footpath close to the wire.
"The Escaping Club"
A. J. Evans

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