noun \ˈcha-pə-tər\

Definition of CHAPITER

:  the capital of a column

Origin of CHAPITER

Middle English chapitre, modification of Anglo-French chapitral, probably blend of capital capital and chapitre chapter
First Known Use: 15th century


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