- a room in which a person is dying or has died.
- a place, as in a prison, in which executions take place.
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Examples from the Web for death chamber
The scene upon which he looked was something worse than a death-chamber.The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals
Ann S. Stephens
Musard opened the door of the death-chamber and switched on the light.The Hand in the Dark
Arthur J. Rees
And he climbed the stairs and knocked softly at the door of the death-chamber.Lorraine
Robert W. Chambers
He is sure to pass, being now in the death-chamber, to which I return speedily.The Fugitives
As soon as all was still in the death-chamber, he asked the gentlemen to follow him.The Burgomaster's Wife, Complete