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death chamber

noun
  1. a room in which a person is dying or has died.
  2. a place, as in a prison, in which executions take place.
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Historical Examples of death chamber

  • The scene upon which he looked was something worse than a death-chamber.

    The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals

    Ann S. Stephens

  • Musard opened the door of the death-chamber and switched on the light.

    The Hand in the Dark

    Arthur J. Rees

  • And he climbed the stairs and knocked softly at the door of the death-chamber.

    Lorraine

    Robert W. Chambers

  • He is sure to pass, being now in the death-chamber, to which I return speedily.

    The Fugitives

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • As soon as all was still in the death-chamber, he asked the gentlemen to follow him.