Origin of steeple
OTHER WORDS FROM steeplesteepled, adjectivestee·ple·less, adjectivestee·ple·like, adjectiveun·stee·pled, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH steeplespire, steeple
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How to use steeple in a sentence
About a century later, the sport was adapted for purely human use in Britain, with athletes running from town to town, steeple to steeple, while surmounting the obstacles without the assistance of a horse.The wet and wild history of steeplechase, Olympic track and field’s splashiest event|Matt Bonesteel|June 25, 2021|Washington Post
There were creeks for fresh water and floodwrack for firewood and the woods so thick you could practically sleep within sight of a church steeple or police station and no one would know.Sebastian Junger on Walking America’s Railroads|Sebastian Junger|May 19, 2021|Outside Online
The tallest building in the town where I grew up might have been three stories—the church steeple probably was the tallest thing.Charles Frazier in the Fast Lane|Malcolm Jones|October 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
From the top of the Church steeple, the highest point in this prefabricated settlement, I could only gawk at the carnage below.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Note to Wall Street tourists: If you need to pee, look for the steeple.Ringing in the New Year on Wall Street|Beau Willimon|January 5, 2010|DAILY BEAST
They walked along the track, picking out a church steeple here and there, forgetting for a moment the object of their search.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
Before mounting to his bed in the steeple, he went to offer a pious prayer to the Lady of Le Puy.The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche|Anatole France
It has a very churchly look, and if the steeple were at the other end, it would be equally orthodox.
The original design includes a beautiful steeple, surmounted with pinnacles; but want of funds precludes its erection.
It is near the western edge of the village of Greenough, the gilt cupola of whose eminent steeple is noted by far-passing ships.The Belted Seas|Arthur Colton