chapiter, n. [OF. chapitel, F. chapiteau, from L. capitellum, dim. of caput head. Cf. Capital, Chapter.].
A capital [Obs.] See Chapital. Ex. xxxvi. 38. [1913 Webster]
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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