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n.1.An office or place of household service where the ewers were formerly kept.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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of [8.sup.li] parler ij my la chamber j [?] j mrs herds chamber j the hall i mrs constables chamber i mr denton j of [12.sup.li] [?mr] j wardrop stares ij the hale 4 the players 3 kitchen 4 falk chamber j players in the chamber i dresser j butery seller & pantry iiij (103) Of the Londesborough ewery account for February 1, 1600/01, four pounds of candles are used for the hall; four for the kitchen; four for the buttery, cellar, and pantry; and a total of four for the players, perhaps three to light the performance and one to light their sleeping chamber.