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Chamber

Cham´ber
n.1.
1.A retired room, esp. an upper room used for sleeping; a bedroom; as, the house had four chambers.
2.Apartments in a lodging house.
3.A hall, as where a king gives audience, or a deliberative body or assembly meets; as, presence chamber; senate chamber.
4.A legislative or judicial body; an assembly; a society or association; as, the Chamber of Deputies; the Chamber of Commerce.
5.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.
6.(Law.) 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.
7.A chamber pot.
8.(Mil.) 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.
Air chamber
See Air chamber, in the Vocabulary.
Chamber of commerce
a board or association to protect the interests of commerce, chosen from among the merchants and traders of a city.
Chamber council
a secret council.
Chamber counsel
a counselor who gives his opinion in private, or at his chambers, but does not advocate causes in court.
- Shak.
Chamber fellow
a chamber companion; a roommate; a chum.
Chamber hangings
tapestry or hangings for a chamber.
Chamber lye
urine.
Chamber music
vocal or instrumental music adapted to performance in a chamber or small apartment or audience room, instead of a theater, concert hall, or church.
- Shak.
Chamber practice
(Law.) the practice of counselors at law, who give their opinions in private, but do not appear in court.
To sit at chambers
to do business in chambers, as a judge.
v. i.1.To reside in or occupy a chamber or chambers.
[imp. & p. p. Chambered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Chambering.]
2.To be lascivious.
v. t.1.To shut up, as in a chamber.
2.To furnish with a chamber; as, to chamber a gun.
Noun1.chamber - a natural or artificial enclosed space
2.chamber - an enclosed volume (as the aqueous chamber of the eyeball or the chambers of the heart)
3.chamber - a room where a judge transacts business
4.chamber - a deliberative or legislative or administrative or judicial assembly; "the upper chamber is the senate"
5.Chamberchamber - a room used primarily for sleeping
Verb1.chamber - place in a chamber

CHAMBER. A room in a house.
     2. It was formerly hold that no freehold estate could be had in a chamber, but it was afterwards ruled otherwise. When a chamber belongs to one person, and the rest of the house with the land is owned by another the two estates are considered as two separate but adjoining dwelling house's. Co. Litt. 48, b; Bro. Ab. Demand, 20; 4 Mass. 575; 6 N. H. Rep. 555; 9 Pick. R. 297; vide 3 Leon. 210; 3 Watts. R. 243.
     3. By chamber is also understood the place where an assembly is held; and, by the use of a figure, the assembly itself is called a chamber.

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