Recent Examples of steeple from the Web
One church lost its steeple, while another’s foundation was partly washed away.
But by the 1960s, urban renewal and freeway construction had left the church — known for the pink bricks it was built from and the marble statue of an angel that stood watch atop its steeple — isolated in a sea of weeds and parking lots.
The First Assembly of God lost its steeple, roof and church van, while the other two churches were severely flooded.
The First Assembly of God lost its steeple, roof, and church van, while the other two churches were severely flooded.
The storm toppled the 20-foot tall steeple at Refuge Missionary Baptist Church on Mount Herman Road in Hudson, it was reported.
No doubt those early Idahoans, all of whom had grown up elsewhere, considered bells in steeples a mark of civilization, and were eager to have this frontier community acquire such civilizing attributes.
Driverless delivery trucks may one day help, and Amazon has patents for flying warehouses and drone-charging stations atop church steeples.
The three-story hotel has six luxury guest rooms, a restaurant, and an atmospheric rooftop lounge with a plunge pool and views of lavender sunsets and pink steeples.
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Origin and Etymology of steeple
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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