gatehouse

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gatehouse (plural gatehouses)

  1. A lodge besides the entrance to an estate; often the residence of a gatekeeper; also a dwelling formerly used as such a residence.
  2. (archaic) A fortified room over the entrance to a castle or over the gate in a city wall
  3. A shelter for a gatekeeper.