ETYM Old Eng. garite, garette, watchtower, place of lookout, Old Fren. garite, also meaning, a place of refuge, French guérite a place of refuge, donjon, sentinel box, from Old Fren. garir to preserve, save, defend, French guérir to cure.
1. That part of a house which is on the upper floor, immediately under or within the roof; an attic.
2. A turret; a watchtower.
Room just under the roof of a house; attic.
Soba ili stan na tavanu, potkrovnica, potkrovlje; krov na prelom, na lakat, holandski krov (naziv po imenu pronalazača, fr. građevinara Fransoa Mansara (Fr. Mansard, 1598-1666). (fr.)
Potkrovlje, deo zgrade ispod krova.