noun, plural gatehouses
[geyt-hou-ziz] /ˈgeɪtˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
a at or over a , used as a gatekeeper’s quarters, fortification, etc.
a house or structure at the gate of a dam, reservoir, etc., with equipment or controls for regulating the flow of water.
a building above or beside an entrance gate to a city, university, etc, often housing a porter or guard, or (formerly) used as a fortification
a small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion
a structure that houses the controls operating lock gates or dam sluices
“house for a gatekeeper,” late 14c., from gate (n.) + house (n.).
- Gatefold sleeve
noun 1. a record sleeve that opens out like a book
[geyt-kee-per] /ˈgeɪtˌki pər/ noun 1. a person in charge of a , usually to identify, count, supervise, etc., the traffic or flow through it. 2. guardian; monitor: the gatekeepers of Western culture. /ˈɡeɪtˌkiːpə/ noun 1. a person who has charge of a gate and controls who may pass through it 2. any of several Eurasian […]
noun controlling access or tending to a gate
noun, Furniture. 1. a leg attached to a hinged frame that can be swung out to support a drop leaf.