Chamber of paraments
Parament Par"a*ment, n. [Sp. paramento, from parar to prepare, L. parare.] Ornamental hangings, furniture, etc., as of a state apartment; rich and elegant robes worn by men of rank; -- chiefly in the plural. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Lords in paraments on their coursers. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

{Chamber of paraments}, presence chamber of a monarch. [1913 Webster]


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