verb (used with object), stee·pled, stee·pling.
- steeple cup,
Origin of steeple
Examples from the Web for steepling
The natural site of Edinburgh is remarkable, consisting of three rocky ledges, steepling over deep ravines.Peter Parley's Own Story|Samuel G. Goodrich
Word Origin for steeple
Old English stepel (Mercian), stiepel (West Saxon) "high tower" (related to steap "high, lofty"), from Proto-Germanic *staupilaz (see steep (adj.)).