bed·​cham·​ber | \ ˈbed-ˌchām-bər How to pronounce bedchamber (audio) \

Definition of bedchamber

Examples of bedchamber in a Sentence

The queen was in her bedchamber.
Recent Examples on the Web No one was ever questioned or punished, not even the guards who had been posted at the door of the royal bedchamber that night. Shelley Puhak, Smithsonian Magazine, 6 Jan. 2022 In the ‘original situation’ of the Queen’s bedchamber, the luminaries blockchain ‘passing’ in several senses. Matthew Carey Salyer, Forbes, 13 May 2021 The painting, previously known simply as Portrait of a Woman, is part of the United Kingdom’s Royal Collection and currently hangs in Mary, Queen of Scots’ bedchamber at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, 11 June 2020 George Washington passed away in his and Martha's bedchamber. CBS News, 23 Feb. 2020 Walk the grounds from the 1793 carriage house to the 1806 mansion, where guests are invited to tour Gore’s office and library, guest bedchambers, servant quarters, and more., 9 Nov. 2019 Don't miss the queen's bedchambers, a masterpiece of over-the-top-ness; the legendary Hall of Mirrors, still used by the French government today to receive heads of state; or the three square miles of gardens. Caitlin Morton, Condé Nast Traveler, 5 Nov. 2019 Modern visitors can enjoy views through the oriel windows of the king’s bedchambers, or over the loch to the Forth bridges. Glasgow, USA TODAY, 13 June 2019 Her cousin, Abigail Masham (played by Emma Stone in the film) did work her way up to be a woman of the bedchamber for Queen Anne (Olivia Colman), and ultimately supplanted Sarah as the monarch's Favorite. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, 5 Jan. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of bedchamber

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Bedchamber.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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