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Chapiter Chap"i*ter, n. [OF. chapitel, F. chapiteau, from L. capitellum, dim. of caput head. Cf. {Capital}, {Chapter}.] 1. (Arch.) A capital [Obs.] See {Chapital}. --Ex. xxxvi. 38. [1913 Webster]

2. (Old Eng. Law) A summary in writing of such matters as are to be inquired of or presented before justices in eyre, or justices of assize, or of the peace, in their sessions; -- also called {articles}. --Jacob. [1913 Webster]


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