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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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Contemporary Examples
  • In the death chamber, prison wardens strapped him to the gurney and administered the drugs as he repeated a Buddhist mantra.

    A Death Serum Mystery Ben Crair October 13, 2010
Historical Examples
  • Taking the paper whose destination he alone might divine, he rapidly departed from the death chamber.

    The Royal Life Guard Alexander Dumas (pere)
  • We traverse the passage, up to the very door of the death chamber.

    Within Prison Walls Thomas Mott Osborne
  • On the last night about a hundred Brethren and Sisters assembled in the death chamber.

  • He nodded acquiescence, and the servant led the way to the death chamber.

    A Life's Secret Mrs. Henry Wood
  • As we see him pass into the Tribunal, let us stop for a moment and watch the procedure in the death chamber.

    Orphans of the Storm Henry MacMahon
  • Gunther was not afraid, and went with her into the death chamber.

  • She had crept into the death chamber and sat by the bier for three hours.

    The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
  • They entered with a vague feeling of gloom, as if about to step into a death chamber.

  • At an appointed time all the relatives assemble in the death chamber, and preparations are made for the bathing of the corpse.

    Japanese Girls and Women Alice Mabel Bacon

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