death chamber


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Noun1.death chamber - instrument of execution consisting of a sealed chamber into which poison gas is introduceddeath chamber - instrument of execution consisting of a sealed chamber into which poison gas is introduced; used to kill people or animals
instrument of execution - an instrument designed and used to take the life of a condemned person
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To the very death chamber of O-Mai the Cruel we came and yet we were ready to go farther; when suddenly there broke upon our horrified ears the moans and the shrieking that mark these haunted chambers and the hangings moved and rustled in the dead air.
But he stopped on the landing; he had not the courage to again visit the death chamber.
Even the woman who performed the last offices for the dead remarked to me, in a confidential, brother-professional way, when she had come out from the death chamber,
Arthur was expected at five o'clock, so a little before that time we visited the death chamber.
Farther on are the cells where the prisoners were confined, and the death chamber where the executions took place.
Several persons were visible by the shaded candlelight, in the death chamber of the old clergyman.
Half an hour later Negook and his uncle, Hadikwan, were ushered into the death chamber.
After 2 hours and 11 attempts to insert the catheter a leaving, by one account, a bloody mess in the death chamber a the warden finally called off the execution a half-hour ahead of a midnight deadline.
I'm thankful not for me but for my dad," Bart Whitaker told prison officials after getting the word in a tiny holding cell a few feet from the death chamber.
The punishment which was set to take place Thursday at state's death chamber in Huntsville at 6 p.
John Battaglia, 62, a former accountant, is set to be put to death by lethal injection at the state's death chamber in Huntsville at 6 p.