Origin of chamberlain
Definition for chamberlain (2 of 2)
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“DFA is not going to be working for them or trying to save them in their races,” Chamberlain said.
U.S. and Israeli hawks are rushing to call the interim nuclear agreement a capitulation and Obama another Chamberlain.No, Obama’s Iran Deal Was Not a Munich-Style Surrender|Peter Beinart|November 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But what this show proves is that, even at his most automotive, Chamberlain achieved a surprising range of effects and meanings.
Conspirator: Lenin in Exile could have been the beginning of a great tragedy, says Chamberlain, if his cause had been a noble one.
Chamberlain, of course, chose Rome over the object of his heart's ache, forfeiting love and dying a broken man.
At last it happened that the Emperor came upon a book which said this, and he at once sent for his Chamberlain.Stories to Tell Children|Sara Cone Bryant
Yet they paused when they perceived that the prince wished to speak: a final word to the chamberlain.Everychild|Louis Dodge
That Boston newspaper, the Traveler, in spreading the Chamberlain unpleasantness, was assiduously biographical.The Church of St. Bunco|Gordon Clark
Dorset resigned the office of Chamberlain, but not in ill humour, and retired loaded with marks of royal favour.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
He has felt, ever since he knew this fact, like having a clearer right of inheritance in Professor Chamberlain.The History of Dartmouth College|Baxter Perry Smith
British Dictionary definitions for chamberlain (1 of 2)
Word Origin for chamberlain
British Dictionary definitions for chamberlain (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for chamberlain
early 13c., from Old French chamberlenc "chamberlain, steward, treasurer" (Modern French chambellan), from a Germanic source (perhaps Frankish *kamerling; cf. Old High German chamarling, German Kämmerling), from Latin camera "chamber, room" (see camera) + Germanic diminutive suffix -ling.