bedchamber

[bed-cheym-ber]

noun


Nearby words

  1. bedaub,
  2. bedaux system,
  3. bedazzle,
  4. bedazzled,
  5. bedbug,
  6. bedclothes,
  7. bedclothing,
  8. bedcover,
  9. beddable,
  10. bedded

Origin of bedchamber

First recorded in 1325–75, bedchamber is from the Middle English word bedchaumbre. See bed, chamber

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British Dictionary definitions for bedchamber

bedchamber

noun

an archaic word for bedroom
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Word Origin and History for bedchamber

bedchamber

n.

also bed-chamber, mid-14c., from bed (n.) + chamber.

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