gatehouse

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gatehouse a house built at a gateway; usually the gatekeeper's residence
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gatehouse gāt"hous` A house connected or associated with a gate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gatehouse A house at a gate. A porter's lodge or house at the entrance to the grounds of a mansion, institution, etc.
    • n gatehouse A small house or lodge used by a person who attends the gate at a level crossing on a railroad.
    • n gatehouse A house erected over the gate of a reservoir for regulating the flow of water.
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Usage

In literature:

More was fond of walking on the flat roof of his gatehouse, which commanded a pleasant prospect of the Thames and the fields beyond.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
The masonry gatehouses were already the height of the proposed dam.
"The Vision of Elijah Berl" by Frank Lewis Nason
The bell was that of the "faire chappell" on the green outside the gatehouse, and it was calling to matins.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 2, July, 1893" by Various
The Abbey Gatehouse was majestic in the darkness, and the driver pealed the great bell with a portentous clangor.
"Sinister Street, vol. 2" by Compton Mackenzie
He gave orders at the gatehouse that Herr Kutowski was to be sent to him so soon as he should show his face in the yard again.
"The Undying Past" by Hermann Sudermann
Dear me, I had meant to tell about Gatehouse too (which happened before Newton Stewart, only I forgot).
"Sweethearts at Home" by S. R. Crockett
The watchman might have concealed himself behind the gatehouse.
"A Gentleman Player" by Robert Neilson Stephens
Garnet himself, being brought to London, was lodged first in the Gatehouse and afterwards in the Tower.
"What was the Gunpowder Plot?" by John Gerard
However, hearing low voices inside the gatehouse, she stepped to the doorway.
"Guilt of the Brass Thieves" by Mildred A. Wirt
The little open space between Mercery Lane and the Precincts gatehouse has seen many strange doings which we cannot record.
"Canterbury" by Canon Danks
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In news:

GateHouse News Service Five days after getting into Acura's mid-size, 5-passenger crossover SUV, it dawned on me.
A product of GateHouse Media papers in the county.
Dominic Genetti, GateHouse News Service / Hannibal Courier-Post.
Starting Thursday, April 19 through Saturday, April 21 Bijoux (located at the Gatehouse at Green Spring Station) will be hosting a Rococo Rocks Trunk Show, showcasing the work of jewelry designer Linda Scherr.
Beatrice Ella (Singleton) Smalls , 83, of Williamsport and formerly of South Carolina, died on Tuesday, Sept 18, 2012, at the Gatehouse.
Passed away with her family at her side on Sunday, Oct 21, 2012, at the Gatehouse, Williamsport, Pa. Born March 9, 1961, in St Denis, France, she was a daughter of Ana M and Joaquim F De Sousa .
Dave Granlund / GateHouse News Service.
This July 2012 photo shows the gatehouse of the partially-completed nuclear storage facility in Ignalina, Lithuania.
Sept 24, 2012 5:35 p.m. GateHouse News Service.
Sept 24, 2012 2:34 p.m. GateHouse News Service.
Back in Town Common Fence Music at Channing Church 135 Pelham St, Newport, R.I. GateHouse News Service.
Beatrice Ella (Singleton) Smalls, 83, of Williamsport and formerly of South Carolina, died on Tuesday, Sept 18, 2012, at the Gatehouse.
JOE TAMBORELLO GATEHOUSE NEWS SERVICE.
Sept 25, 2012 12:59 p.m. GateHouse News ServiceBaseball season may be nearly over, but fans can enjoy the national pastime in bottled beer form all year round with Cooperstown Brewing Company.
Sept 25, 2012 3:59 p.m. GateHouse News ServiceBaseball season may be nearly over, but fans can enjoy the national pastime in bottled beer form all year round with Cooperstown Brewing Company.
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