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lethal chamber

noun
1.
a room or enclosure where animals may be killed by exposure to a poison gas.
Origin of lethal chamber
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
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  • If they were put in the lethal chamber that would be an end to them.

  • We shall have to provide for them all, you know, unless you suggest a lethal chamber.

    New Worlds For Old Herbert George Wells
  • He will not be wishing the way to the lethal chamber was longer.

    A Christmas Garland Max Beerbohm
  • The Professor said he felt there was nothing for some of these poor devils but a lethal chamber.

  • Imagine some caterpillar reader shuddering at this horror—this lethal chamber where prominent caterpillars are slowly eaten alive.

    The Crow's Nest Clarence Day, Jr.
Contemporary definitions for lethal chamber
noun

an enclosure where animals may be killed painlessly with poison gas

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