A lodge at the entrance to the driveway of an estate.(noun)
A fortified structure built over the gateway to a city or castle.(noun)
A building that houses the controls of a dam or canal lock.(noun)
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Use "gatehouse" in a sentence
"Therefore, I called the gatehouse and left a message saying I wasn't coming in."
"A picture of the Abbey gatehouse is above: all that remains of the old Abbey."
"Watts waited half an hour before he called the gatehouse again."