top by a steeple

top by a steeple
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  • steeple top — steeple top, 1. the top of a steeple. 2. = Greenland whale (because its spout holes end in a sort of cone). (Cf. ↑Greenland whale) …   Useful english dictionary

  • steeple — ► NOUN 1) a church tower and spire. 2) a spire on the top of a church tower or roof. DERIVATIVES steepled adjective. ORIGIN Old English, related to STEEP(Cf. ↑steepness) …   English terms dictionary

  • Steeple (Lake District) — Infobox Mountain Name = Steeple Photo = Steeple from Wind Gap.jpg Caption = Steeple seen from Wind Gap between Scoat Fell and Pillar Elevation = 819 m (2687 ft) Location = Cumbria, ENG Range = Lake District, Western Fells Prominence = 21 m… …   Wikipedia

  • Steeple Grange Light Railway — The Steeple Grange Light Railway is a narrow gauge railway in Wirksworth in Derbyshire. It uses industrial locomotives and rolling stock from disused mines, quarries, steel works around the country.The lineThe Steeple Grange is a RailGauge|18… …   Wikipedia

  • top — n 1. apex, vertex, summit, apogee, Latin, ne plus ultra; pinnacle, peak, crest, heights; tiptop, tip, point, spire. 2. crown, Anat. corona, headpiece, cap; steeple, belfry, cupola, loft, aerie; roof, ceiling, overlay, screen, lid; All Archit.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • steeple — [[t]sti͟ːp(ə)l[/t]] steeples N COUNT A steeple is a tall pointed structure on top of the tower of a church. Syn: spire …   English dictionary

  • steeple — noun Etymology: Middle English stepel, from Old English stēpel tower; akin to Old English stēap steep Date: before 12th century a tall structure usually having a small spire at the top and surmounting a church tower; broadly a whole church tower… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • steeple — noun a church tower and spire. ↘a spire on the top of a church tower or roof. Derivatives steepled adjective Origin OE stēpel, of Gmc origin; related to steep1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • steeple — /ˈstipəl / (say steepuhl) noun 1. a lofty tower attached to a church, temple, or the like, and often containing bells. 2. such a tower with a spire or other superstructure surmounting it. 3. a spire on the top of the tower or roof of a church or… …  

  • Crown steeple — of St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh A crown steeple, or crown spire, is a traditional form of church steeple in which curved stone flying buttresses form the open shape of a rounded crown. It appeared in medieval church architecture in England and… …   Wikipedia

  • Falkirk Steeple — The Falkirk Steeple has been a landmark in Falkirk since the late 15th century. There have been three the present one dates from 1814 built to be the town s tolbooth and temporary gaol. The current steeple lost its top in 1927, when it was struck …   Wikipedia

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