verb (used with object), stee·pled, stee·pling.
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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
Example sentences from the Web for steeple
As we neared the provincial city we saw the steepled mass of the cathedral, long and high, rise far into the cloud-freckled blue.
The mud-wooden Caesters and Chesters had become steepled, tile-roofed, compact towns.Val d'Arno|John Ruskin
An old banner hung out from a quaint steepled building; but it was unlike any of modern times, national or provincial.ZigZag Journeys in Northern Lands;|Hezekiah Butterworth
A Turkish mosque contrasted its splendid dome with the pillared Roman temple and the steepled Gothic church.Blood and Iron|John Hubert Greusel
The square-fronted stores, the steepled churches, the neat residences, rows of trees planted along either side of the streets.In to the Yukon|William Seymour Edwards