|1.||the highest point or level, esp of fame, success, etc|
|2.||a towering peak, as of a mountain|
|3.||a slender upright structure in the form of a cone, pyramid, or spire on the top of a buttress, gable, or tower|
|4.||to set on or as if on a pinnacle|
|5.||to furnish with a pinnacle or pinnacles|
|6.||to crown with a pinnacle|
|[C14: via Old French from Late Latin pinnāculum a peak, from Latin pinna wing]|
a little wing, (Matt. 4:5; Luke 4:9). On the southern side of the temple court was a range of porches or cloisters forming three arcades. At the south-eastern corner the roof of this cloister was some 300 feet above the Kidron valley. The pinnacle, some parapet or wing-like projection, was above this roof, and hence at a great height, probably 350 feet or more above the valley.