Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An apartment appropriated to the entertainment of guests. Also guest-room.

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Examples

  • And when morning morrowed the King went forth and sat in the guest-chamber, when lo, and behold! the grooms and serving-men came in to him in dismay.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • They were assiduous in my service, and I abode with him in the guest-chamber three days, taking my ease of good eating and good drinking and good scents till life returned to me and my terrors subsided and my heart was calmed and my mind was eased.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Presently, his mother Jessamine sought for him and finding him not, mounted to the guest-chamber, where she saw the

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Now it so came to pass that one day, whilst his mother was busied with the service of the kitchen, the boy went out and, seeing the stairs, mounted to the guest-chamber. 110 And the Emir Khálid who was sitting there took him upon his lap and glorified his Lord for that which he had created and fashioned then closely eyeing his face, the

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Let the guest-chamber be shared between us and thee, and by thy life, O my son, an thou desire that thy guests be ours, we will welcome them and eat with them and sleep with them.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Four dining-rooms, twenty bed-rooms, two marble colonnades, a store-room upstairs, a bed-room where I sleep myself, a sitting-room for this viper, a very good room for the porter, a guest-chamber for visitors.

    Satyricon

  • As soon as we arrived yesterday at the guest-chamber of Critias, with whom we are staying, or rather on our way thither, we talked the matter over, and he told us an ancient tradition, which I wish, Critias, that you would repeat to

    Timaeus

  • As I put out my candle in the spacious guest-chamber I wondered which of its past inhabitants I should wish to see standing in the middle of the room.

    Castle Rackrent

  • Finally, when darkness falls, they proceed to hold what we should call a ball in the guest-chamber.

    A Hero of Our Time

  • We were received with every mark of honour and conducted to the guest-chamber.

    A Hero of Our Time

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