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audience-chamber

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An apartment for an audience or a formal meeting.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He was compelled, therefore, to return to the parlour, or audience-chamber, in which he found the Lady of the castle in conference with her learned leech.

    The Abbot

  • Then he repaired to the audience-chamber and causing

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Here I found an audience-chamber, full of Grandees and Wazirs and

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Ishak entered the audience-chamber and sitting down on the throne, seated the governor beside himself, whilst the notables sat round him, according to their several degrees.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “Land them at the port:” so he landed the merchants in irons and Ala al-Din among the rest; and the King and the Kaptan mounted and made the captives walk before them till they reached the audience-chamber, when the Franks seated themselves and caused the prisoners to pass in parade order, one by one before the King who said to the first, “O Moslem, whence comest thou?”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Loyal respect and decency tell even the imagination not to look too keenly and audaciously about the sacred audience-chamber, but to back away rapidly, silently, and respectfully, making profound bows out of the August Presence.

    Vanity Fair

  • When he entered his audience-chamber all his courtiers, who were eager to see if the wonderful cure had been effected, were overwhelmed with joy.

    Still Separate & Unequal

  • This joyful intelligence was received with the acclamations not only of the better sort who were admitted to the audience-chamber, but of the commons who awaited without.

    Kenilworth

  • They found nothing but a couple of wax tapers burning on a table that stood with a chair by it in the middle of the apartment, and returned to the audience-chamber, leaving Peregrine by himself, to encounter the phantom of that person whom they should, without his knowledge, desire the magician to conjure up to his view,

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • When she understood he was deficient in that convenience, she withdrew into an empty room adjoining to the audience-chamber, in order to conceal herself from the observation of the new-comer.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

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