unsteepled

steeple

[stee-puhl]
noun
1.
an ornamental construction, usually ending in a spire, erected on a roof or tower of a church, public building, etc.
2.
a tower terminating in such a construction.
3.
(loosely) a spire.
verb (used with object), steepled, steepling.
4.
to provide with or form into a steeple or steeplelike configuration.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English stepel steeple, tower, Old English stēpel tower. See steep1, -le

steepled, adjective
steepleless, adjective
steeplelike, adjective
unsteepled, adjective

spire, steeple.
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steeple (ˈstiːpəl)
 
n
1.  a tall ornamental tower that forms the superstructure of a church, temple, etc
2.  such a tower with the spire above it
3.  any spire or pointed structure
 
[Old English stēpel; see steep1]
 
'steepled
 
adj

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steeple
O.E. stepel (Mercian), stiepel (W.Saxon) "high tower" (related to steap "high, lofty"), from P.Gmc. *staupilaz (see steep (adj.)). Steeplechase first recorded 1793 (earlier steeplehunt, 1772), originally a race with a visible church steeple as a goal. Steeplejack "one who
climbs steeples, chimneys, etc. to make repairs" is attested from 1881.
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