What does the word antechamber mean?

Usage examples for antechamber

  1. Furiously, with an enthusiasm that nothing could have stopped, I turned the key, opened the door, crossed the antechamber, opened another door, and rushed into the library. – The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar by Maurice Leblanc
  2. Phoebe gazed about her and, having taken in the general aspect of the antechamber in which they were assembled, she explored the two state- rooms. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  3. " Prince Ludwig appeared angry when he passed through the antechamber," ventured Zellerndorf. – The Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs