noun. ['ˈstiːpəl'] a tall tower that forms the superstructure of a building (usually a church or temple) and that tapers to a point at the top.
- stepel (Middle English (1100-1500))
- stipel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Words that Rhyme with Steeple
Example sentences of the word steeple
The steeple section should extend above the box.
Quotes containing the word steeple
1. I sought to hear the voice of God and climbed the topmost steeple, but God declared: "Go down again - I dwell among the people.
- John Henry Newman
2. I have stretched ropes from steeple to steeple; Garlands from window to window; Golden chains from star to star ... And I dance.
- Arthur Rimbaud, Complete Works