Robert, 1802–71, Scottish publisher and editor.
Robert William, 1865–1933, U.S. novelist and illustrator.
Whittaker (Jay David Chambers) 1901–61, U.S. journalist, Communist spy, and accuser of Alger Hiss.
a room, usually private, in a house or apartment, especially a bedroom:
She retired to her chamber.
a room in a palace or official residence.
the meeting hall of a legislative or other assembly.
a place where a judge hears matters not requiring action in open court.
the private office of a judge.
(in England) the quarters or rooms that lawyers use to consult with their clients, especially in the Inns of Court.
a legislative, judicial, or other like body:
the upper or the lower chamber of a legislature.
an organization of individuals or companies for a specified purpose.
the place where the moneys due a government are received and kept; a treasury or chamberlain’s office.
(in early New England) any bedroom above the ground floor, generally named for the ground-floor room beneath it.
a compartment or enclosed space; cavity:
a chamber of the heart.
(in a canal or the like) the space between any two gates of a lock.
a receptacle for one or more cartridges in a firearm, or for a shell in a gun or other cannon.
(in a gun) the part of the barrel that receives the charge.
of, relating to, or performing chamber music:
to put or enclose in, or as in, a chamber.
to provide with a chamber.
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a judge’s room for hearing cases not taken in open court
(in England) the set of rooms occupied by barristers where clients are interviewed (in London, mostly in the Inns of Court)
(Brit, archaic) a suite of rooms; apartments
(in the US) the private office of a judge
(law) in chambers
in the privacy of a judge’s chambers
in a court not open to the public Former name for sense 5 in camera
a meeting hall, esp one used for a legislative or judicial assembly
a reception room or audience room in an official residence, palace, etc
(archaic or poetic) a room in a private house, esp a bedroom
a legislative, deliberative, judicial, or administrative assembly
any of the houses of a legislature
an enclosed space; compartment; cavity: the smallest chamber in the caves
the space between two gates of the locks of a canal, dry dock, etc
an enclosure for a cartridge in the cylinder of a revolver or for a shell in the breech of a cannon
(obsolete) a place where the money of a government, corporation, etc, was stored; treasury
short for chamber pot
(NZ) the freezing room in an abattoir
(modifier) of, relating to, or suitable for chamber music: a chamber concert
(transitive) to put in or provide with a chamber
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Robert Joseph (“Bob”) born 1928, U.S. basketball player.
Robert, 1926–2005, U.S. poet.