• Chamber Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) Apartments in a lodging house.
- (v. i.) To reside in or occupy a chamber or chambers.
- (v. t.) To shut up, as in a chamber.
- (n.) A short piece of ordnance or cannon, which stood on its breech, without any carriage, formerly used chiefly for rejoicings and theatrical cannonades.
- (n.) A retired room, esp. an upper room used for sleeping; a bedroom; as, the house had four chambers.
- (n.) A chamber pot.
- (n.) That part of the bore of a piece of ordnance which holds the charge, esp. when of different diameter from the rest of the bore; -- formerly, in guns, made smaller than the bore, but now larger, esp. in breech-loading guns.
- (v. i.) To be lascivious.
- (n.) A hall, as where a king gives audience, or a deliberative body or assembly meets; as, presence chamber; senate chamber.
- (n.) A room or rooms where a lawyer transacts business; a room or rooms where a judge transacts such official business as may be done out of court.
- (n.) A legislative or judicial body; an assembly; a society or association; as, the Chamber of Deputies; the Chamber of Commerce.
- (n.) A cavity in a mine, usually of a cubical form, to contain the powder.
- (n.) A compartment or cell; an inclosed space or cavity; as, the chamber of a canal lock; the chamber of a furnace; the chamber of the eye.
- (v. t.) To furnish with a chamber; as, to chamber a gun.
• Chamberlain Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A treasurer or receiver of public money; as, the chamberlain of London, of North Wales, etc.
- (n.) An officer having the direction and management of the private chambers of a nobleman or monarch; hence, in Europe, one of the high officers of a court.
- (n.) An officer or servant who has charge of a chamber or chambers.
- (n.) An upper servant of an inn.
• Chambertin Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A red wine from Chambertin near Dijon, in Burgundy.