chapter house


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chapter house

n.
1. A building in which the chapter of a church or religious residence assembles.
2. A house in which a chapter of a fraternity or sorority lives and holds its meetings.

chap′ter house`


n.
1. a building attached to a cathedral or monastery, used as a meeting place for the chapter.
2. a building used by a chapter of a fraternity, sorority, etc.
[before 1150]

chapter house

1. The administrative meeting place of a monastery or cathedral.
2. A building where a branch of a fraternity or sorority holds meetings.
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When Tar and Sighs were walking together to the Chapter House on Speech-Day a week later, Tar, who had a bitter tongue, remarked to his colleague:
Once inside,they grabbed pieces on show in the Chapter House, including a beadle's hand bell and four pewter communion flagons from a glass case.
The luncheon will be held at The Chapter House and Preschool Day Care Center, 808 W.
38) But Baltrusaitis's main thesis concerns the relation between members of the Minim Order - Jean Francois Niceron, Emanuel Maignan, and Marin Mersenne - and Descartes, who maintained a close affiliation with the Parisian Minim chapter house near Place Royale by way of his friendship and correspondence with Mersenne.
Last month, INX implemented the first chapter house to demonstrate the viability of IP Communications and kick off the Internet to the Hogan initiative.
The new Miracle of Birth/FFA Chapter House and Leadership Complex will replace the current Center, which is extremely popular, but far too small.
The Country Durham-based firm worked on the Chapter House, the main office for the cathedral, installing a new lightning protection system on the 17th-century building.
They said this during a meeting at the Shiprock Chapter House with the Navajo Transitional Energy Company.
As a lover of cathedrals I often juggle with a fantasy league table of the best, balancing out the glass, the Victorian restoration, the west front, chapter house, the cost of entry and so on.
The Grade II listed building comprises a church, chapter house, refectory, library, gardens, workshops, cloisters, a walk, a cemetery and cells where the monks themselves live.
And heroin today claimed a second young life, when a 26-year-old woman was discovered at the Chapter House block of flats in Phoenix Street, West Bromwich, in the early hours.
Although the exterior street scenes outside Westminster Abbey were shot adjacent to the actual location, the interior scenes of the Abbey and the Chapter House were shot at Lincoln Cathedral, three hours north of London.