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Definition: Rood steeple
Steeple \Stee"ple\ (st[=e]"p'l), n. [OE. stepel, AS. st[=e]pel,
st[=y]pel; akin to E. steep, a.] (Arch.)
A spire; also, the tower and spire taken together; the whole
of a structure if the roof is of spire form. See Spire. “A
weathercock on a steeple.” --Shak.
Rood steeple. See Rood tower, under Rood.
Steeple bush (Bot.), a low shrub (Spir[ae]a tomentosa)
having dense panicles of minute rose-colored flowers;
Steeple chase, a race across country between a number of
horsemen, to see which can first reach some distant
object, as a church steeple; hence, a race over a
prescribed course obstructed by such obstacles as one
meets in riding across country, as hedges, walls, etc.
Steeple chaser, one who rides in a steeple chase; also, a
horse trained to run in a steeple chase.
Steeple engine, a vertical back-acting steam engine having
the cylinder beneath the crosshead.
Steeple house, a church. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor.