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noun as in tower

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About a century later, the sport was adapted for purely human use in Britain, with athletes running from town to town, steeple to steeple, while surmounting the obstacles without the assistance of a horse.

There were creeks for fresh water and floodwrack for firewood and the woods so thick you could practically sleep within sight of a church steeple or police station and no one would know.

The tallest building in the town where I grew up might have been three stories—the church steeple probably was the tallest thing.

From the top of the Church steeple, the highest point in this prefabricated settlement, I could only gawk at the carnage below.

Note to Wall Street tourists: If you need to pee, look for the steeple.

They walked along the track, picking out a church steeple here and there, forgetting for a moment the object of their search.

Before mounting to his bed in the steeple, he went to offer a pious prayer to the Lady of Le Puy.

It has a very churchly look, and if the steeple were at the other end, it would be equally orthodox.

The original design includes a beautiful steeple, surmounted with pinnacles; but want of funds precludes its erection.

It is near the western edge of the village of Greenough, the gilt cupola of whose eminent steeple is noted by far-passing ships.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to steeple, such as: cupola, minaret, spire, turret, belfry, and campanile.

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