- Robert,1802–71, Scottish publisher and editor.
- Robert William,1865–1933, U.S. novelist and illustrator.
- WhittakerJay David Chambers, 1901–61, U.S. journalist, Communist spy, and accuser of Alger Hiss.
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- a judge's room for hearing cases not taken in open court
- (in England) the set of rooms occupied by barristers where clients are interviewed (in London, mostly in the Inns of Court)
- British archaic a suite of rooms; apartments
- (in the US) the private office of a judge
- in chambers law
- in the privacy of a judge's chambers
- in a court not open to the publicFormer name for sense 5: in camera
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