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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the upper part of a column that supports the entablature;
[syn: capital, chapiter, cap]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chapiter \Chap"i*ter\, n. [OF. chapitel, F. chapiteau, from L. capitellum, dim. of caput head. Cf. Capital, Chapter.] 1. (Arch.) A capital [Obs.] See Chapital. --Ex. xxxvi. 38. [1913 Webster] 2. (Old Eng. Law) A summary in writing of such matters as are to be inquired of or presented before justices in eyre, or justices of assize, or of the peace, in their sessions; -- also called articles. --Jacob. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

chapiter n 1: the upper part of a column that supports the entablature [syn: capital, chapiter, cap]
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Chapiter the ornamental head or capital of a pillar. Three Hebrew words are so rendered. (1.) _Cothereth_ (1 Kings 7:16; 2 Kings 25:17; 2 Chr. 4:12), meaning a "diadem" or "crown." (2.) _Tzepheth_ (2 Chr. 3:15). (3.) _Rosh_ (Ex. 36:38; 38:17, 19, 28), properly a "head" or "top."