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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bel·lows n. sing. & pl.  An instrument, utensil, or machine, which, by alternate expansion and contraction, or by rise and fall of the top, draws in air through a valve and expels it through a tube for various purposes, as blowing fires, ventilating mines, or filling the pipes of an organ with wind.
 Bellows camera, in photography, a form of camera, which can be drawn out like an accordion or bellows.
 Hydrostatic bellows. See Hydrostatic.
 A pair of bellows, the ordinary household instrument for blowing fires, consisting of two nearly heart-shaped boards with handles, connected by leather, and having a valve and tube.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cam·e·ra n.; pl. E. Cameras L. Camerae   A chamber, or instrument having a chamber.  Specifically: The camera obscura when used in photography. See Camera, and Camera obscura.
 Bellows camera. See under Bellows.
 In camera Law, in a judge's chamber, that is, privately; as, a judge hears testimony which is not fit for the open court in camera.
 Panoramic camera, or Pantascopic camera, a photographic camera in which the lens and sensitized plate revolve so as to expose adjacent parts of the plate successively to the light, which reaches it through a narrow vertical slit; -- used in photographing broad landscapes.