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  • n. Plural form of chamberlain.

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Examples

  • They have set warders about me, men, old and young, whom they call my chamberlains, contemners of love, who delight themselves in sadness.

    French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France

  • She put off her mantle, and calling the chamberlains, showed them how their master loved to lie.

    French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France

  • Poinsinet was one day invited to dine with one of the servants of the Tuileries; and, before his arrival, a person in company had been decorated with a knot of lace and a gold key, such as chamberlains wear; he was introduced to Poinsinet as the Count de

    The Paris Sketch Book

  • Poinsinet was one day invited to dine with one of the servants of the Tuileries; and, before his arrival, a person in company had been decorated with a knot of lace and a gold key, such as chamberlains wear; he was introduced to Poinsinet as the Count de Truchses, chamberlain to the King of Prussia.

    The Paris Sketch Book

  • (severe), the seventh of the seven "chamberlains," i.e. eunuchs, of King Ahasuerus.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • More carriages, lords, and chamberlains, viscounts, mistresses of the robes -- lackeys all.

    CORONATION DAY

  • He commented that it was probably the first time even some of the eunuch chamberlains who haunted the palace corridors had actually seen the empress.23

    Caesars’ Wives

  • I got spanked by some echo chamberlains - tho Scoble himself agreed.

    Escaping the Scobleverse : #comments

  • He again endeavoured to get out of bed, and De Vaux was obliged to exercise his own great strength, and also to summon the assistance of the chamberlains from the inner tent, to restrain him.

    The Talisman

  • And Harbonah, one of the chamberlains, said before the king, Behold also, the gallows fifty cubits high, which Haman had made for Mordecai, who had spoken good for the king, standeth in the house of Haman.

    The Dor�� Gallery of Bible Illustrations

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