guardhouse definition

  • noun:
    • A building that accommodates a military guard.
    • A jail for the detention of army employees responsible of small offenses or waiting for court-martial.
    • The building housing armed forces police
    • A small safety station, usually at the entrance to a facility or a city.
    • A military prison
    • A building that is occupied by the shield, and in which soldiers tend to be confined for misconduct; thus, a lock-up.
    • A building for which a military shield is stationed for proper care of prisoners restricted inside it and also for the relief of sentries.
    • somewhere for the short-term detention of municipal prisoners under shield.
    • a military center that serves as the head office for army police plus in which army prisoners is detained

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