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star–chamber

adjective star–cham·ber \ˈstär-ˈchām-bər\

Definition of STAR-CHAMBER

:  characterized by secrecy and often being irresponsibly arbitrary and oppressive

Origin of STAR-CHAMBER

Star Chamber, a court existing in England from the 15th century until 1641
First Known Use: 1788

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