chapiter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English chapiter, from Old French chapitre (cognate with chapter).

Noun[edit]

chapiter (plural chapiters)

  1. (architecture) The 'capital' or uppermost part of a column, upon which the roof and its decorations are supported.
  2. (UK, law, obsolete) A written summary of matters to be inquired of or presented before justices in eyre, or justices of assize, or of the peace, in their sessions; articles.
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