Watchhouse

Watch´house`


n.1.A house in which a watch or guard is placed.
2.A place where persons under temporary arrest by the police of a city are kept; a police station; a lockup.
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As they approached the watchhouse Denisov stopped, peering into the forest.
Well, let's go," said Denisov, and rode all the way to the watchhouse in silence and frowning angrily.
Both had thought Desmond, of Watchhouse Parade, Newport, was begging when they saw him sitting in Womanby Street in the early hours of May 31, with Billy by his side, said prosecutor Nuhu Gobir.
The two are facing one count each of serious assault and public nuisance and were detained overnight at the Southport Watchhouse and faced the Southport Magistrates Court on Saturday.
The brigade's watchhouse museum will be transformed into a Christmas market for five hours on Sunday December 1 as part of ongoing fundraising efforts working towards the restoration of the watch house itself.
N7 Northbound - N7 to Jct 12, towards Kilcullen on the R413, Left on the Athgarven, via Two Mile House and Raffertys Mill, onto the L2023 to Watchhouse crossroads, turn right onto the R411.
Winnie O'Malley, a middle-aged woman, was charged at the Fitzroy Court on Monday with having at the Fitzroy watchhouse on the night of August 6, assaulted Agnes Dobbie .
Police arrested Mr Fayyaz and he was taken to the ACT watchhouse and charged.
Operating from the Watchhouse Museum in Tynemouth, the TVLB attends around 120 emergencies a year.
Six other beaches all achieved basic passes, including Barry WatchHouse Bay, Cold Knap, Jackson's Bay and Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan, Newton Bay in Bridgend and Ogmore Central.
67) Edward Bristow argued that the murder of Constable Dent while taking a group of men to the watchhouse for "grossly indecent behaviour" was proof that the campaigns against male promiscuity were unsuccessful.
This strengthened the base-level work, strengthened the patrol and watchhouse work and, by strictly implementing the "village pacts," led to a situation where we could rely upon the masses to turn around the security situation and bring about clear results.