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chamber of horrors

noun
1.
a place for the exhibition of gruesome or horrible objects.
2.
a group of such objects, as instruments of torture or murder.
3.
any collection of things or ideas that inspire horror.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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Contemporary definitions for chamber of horrors
noun

an exhibit of scenes of torture, execution, and other horrible acts

Word Origin

from Madame Tussaud's waxworks

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