verb (used with object), stee·pled, stee·pling.
Origin of steeple
Examples from the Web for steeple
Note to Wall Street tourists: If you need to pee, look for the steeple.
It was a pleasant assurance to have, those roofs and the steeple rising actually into the light of the sky.The Sea and the Jungle|H. M. Tomlinson
The hand of the clock on Trinity's steeple pointed to four as we again approached the office of Randolph & Randolph.Friday, the Thirteenth|Thomas W. Lawson
There was horse racing, steeple races, and chess for recreation.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.|S. A. Reilly
The steeple is complete in itself, and adapted to its situation, having the same appearance which ever way it is viewed.
It is an heape of stones and men, with a vast confusion of languages, and were the steeple not sanctified, nothing liker Babell.Old St. Paul's Cathedral|William Benham
British Dictionary definitions for steeple
Word Origin for steeple
Word Origin and History for steeple
Old English stepel (Mercian), stiepel (West Saxon) "high tower" (related to steap "high, lofty"), from Proto-Germanic *staupilaz (see steep (adj.)).