Steeple-crowned Stee"ple-crowned` (-kround`), a. 1. Bearing a steeple; as, a steeple-crowned building. [1913 Webster]

2. Having a crown shaped like a steeple; as, a steeple-crowned hat; also, wearing a hat with such a crown. [1913 Webster]

This grave, bearded, sable-cloaked, and steeple-crowned progenitor. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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