Bower

A lady's private room. (Anglo-Saxon bur, a chamber.) (To rhyme with flower.) (See Boudoir. )

“By a back staircase she slipped to her own bower.” —Bret Harte: Thankful Blossoms, part ii.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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