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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chapiter  \Chap"i*ter\,  n.  [OF.  chapitel,  F.  chapiteau  from  L. 
  capitellum  dim.  of  caput  head.  Cf  {Capital},  {Chapter}.] 
  1.  (Arch.)  A  capital  [Obs.]  See  {Chapital}.  --Ex.  xxxvi  38. 
 
  2.  (Old  Eng.  Law)  A  summary  in  writing  of  such  matters  as  are 
  to  be  inquired  of  or  presented  before  justices  in  eyre,  or 
  justices  of  assize,  or  of  the  peace,  in  their  sessions;  -- 
  also  called  {articles}.  --Jacob. 




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