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1. steeple

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.

Synonyms

  • pinnacle
  • tower

Etymology

  • stepel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stipel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Steeple

  • businesspeople
  • laypeople
  • seiple
  • people

Example sentences of the word steeple


1. Adjective
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

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