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  3  definitions  found 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chapiter 
  n  :  the  upper  part  of  a  column  that  supports  the  entablature 
  [syn:  {capital},  {cap}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Chapiter 
  the  ornamental  head  or  capital  of  a  pillar.  Three  Hebrew  words 
  are  so  rendered.  (1.)  _Cothereth_  (1  Kings  7:16;  2  Kings  25:17; 
  2  Chr.  4:12),  meaning  a  diadem"  or  "crown."  (2.)  _Tzepheth_  (2 
  Chr.  3:15).  (3.)  _Rosh_  (Ex.  36:38;  38:17,  19,  28),  properly  a 
  head"  or  "top." 
 




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