Definition for STEE'PLE

STEE'PLE, n. [Sax. stepel, stypel.]

A turret of a church, ending in a point; a spire. It differs from a tower, which usually ends in a square form, though; the name is sometimes given to a tower. The bell of a church is usually hung in the steeple. They, far from steeples and their sacred sound. – Dryden.

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