chamber of horrors
- a place for the exhibition of gruesome or horrible objects.
- a group of such objects, as instruments of torture or murder.
- any collection of things or ideas that inspire horror.
Origin of chamber of horrors
First recorded in 1840–50
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Put your foot down on this chamber-of-horrors rot and all the rest of it.The Cruise of the Snark