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Chambers

[cheym-berz] /ˈtʃeɪm bərz/
noun
1.
Robert, 1802–71, Scottish publisher and editor.
2.
Robert William, 1865–1933, U.S. novelist and illustrator.
3.
Whittaker (Jay David Chambers) 1901–61, U.S. journalist, Communist spy, and accuser of Alger Hiss.
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chambers

/ˈtʃeɪmbəz/
plural noun
1.
a judge's room for hearing cases not taken in open court
2.
(in England) the set of rooms occupied by barristers where clients are interviewed (in London, mostly in the Inns of Court)
3.
(Brit, archaic) a suite of rooms; apartments
4.
(in the US) the private office of a judge
5.
(law) in chambers
  1. in the privacy of a judge's chambers
  2. in a court not open to the public Former name for sense 5 in camera
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