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-- Chapter --
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Chapter

Chap´ter
n.1.A division of a book or treatise; as, Genesis has fifty chapters.
2.(Eccl.) An assembly of monks, or of the prebends and other clergymen connected with a cathedral, conventual, or collegiate church, or of a diocese, usually presided over by the dean.
3.An organized branch of some society or fraternity as of the Freemasons.
4.A meeting of certain organized societies or orders.
5.A chapter house.
6.A decretal epistle.
7.A location or compartment.
In his bosom! In what chapter of his bosom?
- Shak.
Chapter head
that which stands at the head of a chapter, as a title.
Chapter house
a house or room where a chapter meets, esp. a cathedral chapter.
The chapter of accidents
chance.
- Marryat.
v. t.1.To divide into chapters, as a book.
2.To correct; to bring to book, i. e., to demand chapter and verse.
Noun1.chapter - a subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled; "he read a chapter every night before falling asleep"
2.chapter - any distinct period in history or in a person's life; "the industrial revolution opened a new chapter in British history"; "the divorce was an ugly chapter in their relationship"
3.chapter - a local branch of some fraternity or association; "he joined the Atlanta chapter"
4.chapter - an ecclesiastical assembly of the monks in a monastery or even of the canons of a church
5.chapter - a series of related events forming an episode; "a chapter of disasters"

CHAPTER, eccl. law. A congregation of clergymen. Such an assembly is termed capitulum, which signifies a little head it being a kind of head, not only to govern the diocese in the vacation of the bishopric, but also for other purposes. Co. Litt. 103.

Council of Nicaea, Council of Trent, Lateran Council, Vatican Council, affiliate, arm, article, back matter, basis, book, branch, branch office, burden, case, classis, clause, column, concern, conciliarism, conclave, conference, congregation, consistory, convention, convocation, diocesan conference, division, ecclesiastical council, ecumenical council, essence, fascicle, focus of attention, focus of interest, folio, front matter, gathering, gist, head, heading, installment, issue, living issue, livraison, local, lodge, main point, matter, matter in hand, meat, motif, motive, number, offshoot, organ, page, paragraph, parochial church council, parochial council, passage, phrase, plenary council, point, point at issue, point in question, post, presbytery, problem, question, rubric, sentence, serial, session, sheet, signature, subject, subject matter, subject of thought, substance, synod, text, theme, topic, verse, vestry, volume, wing
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