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chamberer1

[cheym-ber-er]
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noun Archaic.
  1. a man who frequents ladies' chambers; gallant.
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Origin of chamberer1

1200–50; Middle English: chamberlain < Anglo-French; see chamber, -er2

chamberer2

[cheym-ber-er]
noun Obsolete.
  1. chambermaid.
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Origin of chamberer2

1350–1400; Middle English chamberere < Anglo-French, feminine of chamberer chamberlain; see chamberer1
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  • And Abraham had another son Ishmael that he gat upon Hagar p. 69his chamberer.

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

    John Mandeville