privy chamber

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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. privileged altar,
  2. privileged site,
  3. privily,
  4. privity,
  5. privy,
  6. privy coat,
  7. privy council,
  8. privy purse,
  9. privy seal,
  10. prix

Origin of privy chamber

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400

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British Dictionary definitions for privy chamber

privy chamber

noun

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