World English Dictionary
chapterhouse (ˈtʃæptəˌhaʊs)
1.  the building attached to a cathedral, collegiate church, or religious house in which the chapter meets
2.  (US) the meeting place of a college fraternity or sorority

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1. a building attached to a monastery or cathedral; used as a meeting place for the chapter 
2. a house used as a residence by a chapter of a fraternity 
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Example sentences for chapterhouse
The chapterhouse opens out of the same alley of the cloister.
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