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Chamber, 1) lodging-room: Lucr. 302. Lucr. 302 Gentl. II, 4, 184. II, 7, 83. III, 1, 114. IV, 2, 122. IV, 4, 21. IV, 4, 21 Wiv. III, 3, 173. Wiv. III, 3, 173 Ado II, 2, 18. V, 4, 11. Mids. III, 1, 50. V, 424. Tw. I, 1, 29. H6A II, 5, 19. H6B III, 2, 132 etc. etc. “my --s are honourable,” Wiv. IV, 5, 23. “shall that victorious hand be feebled here, that in your --s gave you chastisement,” John V, 2, 147. “the days are near at hand that --s will be safe,” Mcb. V, 4, 2. “a lady's c.” Wint. IV, 4, 225. R3 I, 1, 12. great c. == saloon: Wiv. I, 1, 157. Mids. III, 1, 58. Rom. I, 5, 14. “is the banquet ready in the privy c.?” H8 I, 4, 99. “step into the c.” Wiv. IV, 2, 11. 176 (== closet).
To be of a person's c. == to attend on, to be chamberlain of a person: “the ladies, her attendants of her c.” As II, 2, 5. “those sleepy two of his own c.” Mcb. I, 7, 76. “those of his c., as it seemed, have done't,” II, 3, 106. “you are of our c., and our mind partakes her private actions to your secrecy,” Per. I, 1, 153.
2) translation of the title camera regis given to London: “welcome to London, to your c.” R3 III, 1, 1.
3) a small piece of ordnance: “to venture upon the charged --s bravely,” H4B II, 4, 57.
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