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Steeple

Stee´ple   Pronunciation: stē´p'l
n.1.(Arch.) A spire; also, the tower and spire taken together; the whole of a structure if the roof is of spire form. See Spire.
Rood steeple
See Rood tower, under Rood.
Steeple bush
(Bot.) a low shrub (Spiræa tomentosa) having dense panicles of minute rose-colored flowers; hardhack.
Steeple chase
a race across country between a number of horsemen, to see which can first reach some distant object, as a church steeple; hence, a race over a prescribed course obstructed by such obstacles as one meets in riding across country, as hedges, walls, etc.
Steeple chaser
one who rides in a steeple chase; also, a horse trained to run in a steeple chase.
Steeple engine
a vertical back-acting steam engine having the cylinder beneath the crosshead.
Steeple house
a church.
- Jer. Taylor.
Noun1.steeple - a tall tower that forms the superstructure of a building (usually a church or temple) and that tapers to a point at the top
Synonyms: spire
antenna tower, barbican, belfry, bell tower, campanile, cog, colossus, column, comb, crag, cupola, derrick, dome, fang, fire tower, harrow, jag, lantern, lighthouse, martello, martello tower, mast, minaret, monument, obelisk, observation tower, pagoda, peak, pecten, pilaster, pillar, pinnacle, pole, projection, pylon, pyramid, rake, ratchet, sawtooth, shaft, skyscraper, snag, snaggle, spire, sprocket, spur, standpipe, stupa, television mast, tooth, tope, tour, tower, turret, water tower, windmill tower
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