chapiter

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chapiter (ˈtʃæpɪtə)
 
n
architect another name for capital
 
[C15: from Old French chapitre, from Latin capitellumcapital²]

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Chapiter definition


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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