bedchamber


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bed·cham·ber

 (bĕd′chām′bər)
n.
A bedroom.

bedchamber

(ˈbɛdˌtʃeɪmbə)
n
an archaic word for bedroom

bed•room

(ˈbɛdˌrum, -ˌrʊm)

n.
1. a room furnished and used for sleeping.
adj.
2. concerned mainly with love affairs or sex: The movie is a typical bedroom comedy.
3. sexually inviting: bedroom eyes.
4. inhabited largely by commuters.
[1580–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bedchamber - a room used primarily for sleepingbedchamber - a room used primarily for sleeping  
bed - a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair"
boudoir - a lady's bedroom or private sitting room
child's room - a bedroom for a child
dorm room, dormitory room, dormitory - a large sleeping room containing several beds
dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home, abode, domicile - housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
guestroom - a bedroom that is kept for the use of guests
hotel room - a bedroom (usually with bath) in a hotel
master bedroom - the principal bedroom in a house; usually occupied by the head of the household
motel room - a sleeping room in a motel
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
Translations

bedchamber

(o.f.) [ˈbedˌtʃeɪmbəʳ] Ncámara f, aposentos mpl

bedchamber

bed-chamber [ˈbɛdtʃeɪmbər] n (old-fashioned) (= bedroom) → chambre f à coucher
References in classic literature ?
The bedchamber, No doubt, was a chamber of very great and varied experience, as a scene of human life: the joy of bridal nights had throbbed itself away here; new immortals had first drawn earthly breath here; and here old people had died.
Nicodemus was given this lonely and ghostly den as a bedchamber.
I rather think you are mistaken, for when I was talking to her yesterday of getting a new grate for the spare bedchamber, she observed that there was no immediate hurry for it, as it was not likely that the room would be wanted for some time.
A waiter showed me into the coffee-room; and a chambermaid introduced me to my small bedchamber, which smelt like a hackney-coach, and was shut up like a family vault.
In the third story, or guard-chamber, is a small recess with a loop-hole, probably a bedchamber, and in that floor above a niche for a saint or holy-water pot.
On one side of the passage was the dining-room and the kitchen; on the other side, a salon put to many uses, and the widow's bedchamber.
Fogg's bedchamber, both beating the same second at the same instant.
While he lay sound asleep in the shade, other people were wide awake, and passed to and fro, afoot, on horseback, and in all sorts of vehicles, along the sunny road by his bedchamber.
Gathergold's bedchamber, especially, made such a glittering appearance that no ordinary man would have been able to close his eyes there.
The midday sun was streaming into Hetty's bedchamber, and there was no blind to temper the heat with which it fell on her head as she looked at herself in the old specked glass.
This he flung to his comrades among the Achaeans, and was again springing upon Alexandrus to run him through with a spear, but Venus snatched him up in a moment (as a god can do), hid him under a cloud of darkness, and conveyed him to his own bedchamber.
By the sympathy of your human hearts for sin ye shall scent out all the places--whether in church, bedchamber, street, field, or forest--where crime has been committed, and shall exult to behold the whole earth one stain of guilt, one mighty blood spot.