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bed·cham·ber

 (bĕd′chām′bər)
n.
A bedroom.
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bedchamber

(ˈbɛdˌtʃeɪmbə)
n
an archaic word for bedroom
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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]
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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"
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Translations

bedchamber

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

bed-chamber [ˈbɛdtʃeɪmbər] n (old-fashioned) (= bedroom) → chambre f à coucher
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References in classic literature ?
Ye've got the Auld and New Testaments in your bedchambers, and the natural history o' Pairthshire on the coffee-room table--and if that's no' reading eneugh for ye, ye may een gae back South again, and get the rest of it there."
The last sound Peter heard before he was quite alone were the mermaids retiring one by one to their bedchambers under the sea.
"Pleased and happy as a brass farthing," he added, stopping to shake hands with a handsome gentleman of the bedchamber of colossal proportions.
On the third, being able to sit up in his bedchamber, he despatched his valet with a message to Mr.
As she concluded, therefore, with great appearance of reason, that she never could get money in an honester way than by restoring a wife to her husband, she made no scruple of assuring the gentleman that the lady he wanted was then in the house; and was presently afterwards prevailed upon (by very liberal promises, and some earnest paid into her hands) to conduct him to the bedchamber of Mrs Waters.
Eustace Macallan's bedchamber. Third room, her husband's bedchamber.
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. Some looked neither to the right hand nor the left, and knew not that he was there; some merely glanced that way, without admitting the slumberer among their busy thoughts; some laughed to see how soundly he slept; and several, whose hearts were brimming full of scorn, ejected their venomous superfluity on David Swan.
The lords of the bedchamber, who were to carry his Majesty's train felt about on the ground, as if they were lifting up the ends of the mantle; and pretended to be carrying something; for they would by no means betray anything like simplicity, or unfitness for their office.
He and his wife lived in the old house, and occupied the very bedchamber in which he had slept for four-and-forty years.
In a quarter of an hour I was ready to be taken up to my bedchamber. The solemn servant conducted me into a prettily furnished room--said, "Breakfast at nine o'clock, sir"--looked all round him to see that everything was in its proper place, and noiselessly withdrew.
"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."
Fogg's bedchamber, both beating the same second at the same instant.