Definition of chamber:
- A cavity in a mine, usually of a cubical form, to contain the powder.
- A chamber pot.
- 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.
- A hall, as where a king gives audience, or a deliberative body or assembly meets; as, presence chamber; senate chamber.
- A legislative or judicial body; an assembly; a society or association; as, the of Deputies; the of Commerce.
- A retired room, esp. an upper room used for sleeping; a bedroom; as, the house had four chambers.
- 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.
- A short piece of ordnance or cannon, which stood on its breech, without any carriage, formerly used chiefly for rejoicings and theatrical cannonades.
- Apartments in a lodging house.
- 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.
- To be lascivious.
- To furnish with a chamber; as, to chamber a gun.
- To reside in or occupy a chamber or chambers.
- To shut up, as in a chamber.
- council (part of speech: noun)
- room (part of speech: noun)
- "Her Mother's Secret", Emma D. E. N. Southworth.
- "The Shrieking Pit", Arthur J. Rees.
- "Helmet of Navarre", Bertha Runkle.