- (n.) A division of a book or treatise; as, Genesis has fifty chapters.
- (n.) An assembly of monks, or of the prebends and other clergymen connected with a cathedral, conventual, or collegiate church, or of a diocese, usually presided over by the dean.
- (n.) A community of canons or canonesses.
- (n.) A bishop's council.
- (n.) A business meeting of any religious community.
- (n.) An organized branch of some society or fraternity as of the Freemasons.
- (n.) A meeting of certain organized societies or orders.
- (n.) A chapter house.
- (n.) A decretal epistle.
- (n.) A location or compartment.
- (v. t.) To divide into chapters, as a book.
- (v. t.) To correct; to bring to book, i. e., to demand chapter and verse.
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- (n.) One who patches or botches.