American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A bedroom.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An apartment or chamber intended or appropriated for a bed, or for sleep and repose.
- n. archaic A bedroom.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A chamber for a bed; an apartment form sleeping in.
- n. a room used primarily for sleeping
- bed + chamber. (Wiktionary)
“My bedchamber is another huge shadowy place, with a dressing-room and bath as large as the ordinary drawing-room at home, furnished with old mahogany and silver fittings brought from Germany two generations ago.”
“This approach to coupling within the bedchamber was the ultimate sacrament within the Order, and the two of them had been through intensive instruction in sacred union.”
“Beyond the bedchamber was a bathchamber with a tub carved out of an oblong marble block, and with two spigots, both of shimmering bronze.”
“Charles and a gentleman of the bedchamber were the only two who came back sober.”
“His bedchamber was a small apartment at the back of the parlour, and here he packed his bag while conversing with his employer.”
“Then the fact that the deceased was in the habit of keeping money in his bedchamber was a fact well known in the village, and not likely to be known outside of it, though of course it might have been.”
“She inhabited the suite of rooms in which the murder had been committed; her bedchamber was the same which had belonged to the late marquise; her bed was the same; the window by which she had fled was before her eyes; and everything, down to the smallest article of furniture, recalled to her the details of that savage tragedy.”
“Where I found Commissioner Willoughby had sent for all his things away out of my bedchamber, which is a little disappointment, but it is better than pay too dear for them.”
“Before Leah could answer, the door to their bedchamber flew open, crashing back into the wall as it swung wide.”
“Leah paced back and forth in her bedchamber, impatiently waiting for Drew to return.”
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