guérite

guérite

[gey-reet; French gey-reet]
noun, plural guérites [gey-reets; French gey-reet] . French Furniture.
a wicker chair having a tall back arched over the seat to form a hood.

Origin:
1700–10; < French, Middle French, probably alteration of Old French garite watchtower; see garret1

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