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1. a small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion
2. a structure that houses the controls operating lock gates or dam sluices
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A building, enclosing or accompanying a gateway for a castle, manor house, or similar building of importance.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
A building, enclosing or accompanying a gateway for a castle, manor house, or similar buildings of importance.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.