1893 text

A chamber is a small piece of ordnance.


This text comes from a footnote on a diary entry in the 1893 edition edited by Henry B. Wheatley.

27 Apr 2004, 2:48 p.m. - Wim van der Meij

John Warrington says a chamber is a small gun used to fire salutes.

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