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guérite

[gey-reet; French gey-reet] /geɪˈrit; French geɪˈrit/
noun, plural guérites
[gey-reets; French gey-reet] /geɪˈrits; French geɪˈrit/ (Show IPA).
French Furniture.
1.
a wicker chair having a tall back arched over the seat to form a hood.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; < French, Middle French, probably alteration of Old French garite watchtower; see garret1
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