See also: Chambers
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈtʃeɪmbɚz/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈtʃeɪmbəz/
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- Hyphenation: cham‧bers
- plural of
- (law) A judge's private office.
- (Britain, law) The rooms used by a barrister or to an association of barristers.
- 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 1, in The Celebrity:
- He used to drop into my chambers once in a while to smoke, and was first-rate company. When I gave a dinner there was generally a cover laid for him. I liked the man for his own sake, and even had he promised to turn out a celebrity it would have had no weight with me.
- 2017 August 27, Brandon Nowalk, “Game Of Thrones slows down for the longest, and best, episode of the season (newbies)”, in The Onion AV Club:
- So Tyrion hatches one last brilliant scheme in a season full of them, and this one goes exactly as well as all the others, even if it doesn’t look like it at first. He alone takes a meeting with Cersei, in her chambers, with the Mountain ready and waiting to dispatch him.
- Third-person singular simple present indicative form of chamber