privy chamber

noun
  1. a private apartment in a royal residence.
  2. Archaic. a room reserved for the private or exclusive use of some particular person.

Origin of privy chamber

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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privy chamber

noun
  1. a private apartment inside a royal residence
  2. archaic a private room reserved for the use of a specific person or group
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