Meaning of “gatehouse” in the English Dictionary

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"gatehouse" in British English

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gatehousenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡeɪt.haʊs/ us /ˈɡeɪt.haʊs/

a small house at the gate into a castle, park, or other large building or area of land, often lived in by someone employed to take care of it

(Definition of “gatehouse” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)