chapiter

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Middle English chapiter, from Old French chapitre, from the Latin diminutive of caput (head). Doublet of chapter and capitulum.

NounEdit

chapiter (plural chapiters)

  1. (architecture) The capital or uppermost part of a column, upon which the roof and its decorations are supported.
  2. (Britain, 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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