Definition of Chapterhouse

1. Noun. A building attached to a monastery or cathedral; used as a meeting place for the chapter.

Generic synonyms: Building, Edifice



2. Noun. A house used as a residence by a chapter of a fraternity.
Exact synonyms: Frat House, Fraternity House
Generic synonyms: House

Definition of Chapterhouse

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of chapter house) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Chapterhouse Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chapterhouse

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chapt
chaptalisation
chaptalization
chaptalize
chaptalized
chaptalizes
chaptalizing
chapter
chapter-house
chapter-houses
chapter house
chapter houses
chapteral
chaptered
chapterhouse (current term)
chapterhouses
chaptering
chapterlike
chapterplay
chapterplays
chapters
chaptre
chaptrel
chaptrels
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chaptzem
chaqu
chaqueta
chaquetas

Literary usage of Chapterhouse

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1. An universal etymological English dictionaryby Nathan Bailey by Nathan Bailey (1724)
"а little thin Ph.e of Silver or Iron, at the Point of a Sc:ib'jard. Church. chapterhouse, [Centre, Г.] CHAPE, ..."

2. The Constitutional History of England in Its Origin and Development by William Stubbs (1903)
"The apartment to which the commons Their place usually withdrew was the chapterhouse of Westminster Abbey" ; «on. The longest recorded sermon is that of ..."

3. The Story of Rouen by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook (1901)
"with the free and independent chapterhouse. In great perplexity were both the canons and the town officials, upon whom commands, no less imperative, ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1835)
"We have considered the Chapter-house to be deserving of the like attention, from its great similarity to the remains of the chapterhouse at Rochester. ..."

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