guardroom guardroom

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a cell in which soldiers who are prisoners are confined
  2. (n) a room used by soldiers on guard

Usage(s):

  1. He went AWOL at Christmas time, he said, because a guardroom sergeant made his life miserable.
  2. They killed the sentry outside, burst into the guardroom, shot three more policemen, then tossed homemade bombs into the depot's gas tanks.
  3. Then they walked down the cellblock and passed through a second steel door -- again leaving the keys hanging in the lock -- to an adjoining guardroom.
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