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chambermaid a woman whose job is to clean and straighten hotel rooms or bedrooms.
chamber music music that is written for a small number of instruments, such as a string quartet, and suited for performance in an intimate setting.
chamber orchestra a small orchestra that plays pieces suited to its size.
chamber pot a small, portable, pot-shaped receptacle for urine and other waste, usu. kept in a bedroom, esp. one that is some distance from a toilet.
chambray a light, fine fabric woven with white horizontal threads and colored vertical threads.
chameleon any of a variety of lizards capable of changing skin color to blend with the environment.
chamfer a flat face or surface formed by cutting off a corner or edge. [2 definitions]
chamois an antelope native to high mountain regions of Europe. [5 definitions]
chamomile an aromatic Old World herb bearing white composite flowers and feathery leaves or any of several other plants resembling it, used esp. in making medicinal teas.
champ1 to bite down on impatiently; grind against with the teeth. [4 definitions]
champ2 (informal) a champion.
champagne a sparkling white wine produced in the Champagne region of France. [2 definitions]
champaign level, open land; a plain. [2 definitions]
champ at the bit to show impatience.
champignon any of various edible mushrooms.
champion one that has taken first place in a competition; winner. [5 definitions]
championship (sometimes pl.) one or more competitions held to determine the champion. [3 definitions]
chance the quality of happening unexpectedly and randomly, without intention or design. [7 definitions]
chance it (informal) to take the risk of some bad thing happening.
chancel the area near a church's altar where the clergy and choir are seated.
chancellery the office or position of chancellor. [3 definitions]