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Definition of Rood steeple

Rood steeple
Steeple Stee"ple, n. [OE. stepel, AS. st[=e]pel, st?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; hardhack. 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.

Meaning of Rood steeple from wikipedia

- Steeple Ashton is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Trowbridge. In the north of the parish are the hamlets of...
- Rood Ashton House was a country house in Wiltshire, England, 0.5 miles (0.80 km) northeast of the village of West Ashton. It was once the home of The 1st...
- monuments to the Long family of Rood Ashton House. Before the building of the church, West Ashton was part of Steeple Ashton parish. Both were within...
- Holybourne arrive at Holybourne Freight railway station. The Church of the Holy Rood in Holybourne has foundations dating from the 12th century, and the nave...
- of Rood Ashton, Wiltshire, was an English landowner and Tory politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1734 to 1741. Long was born in Steeple Ashton...
- southern steeple, the octagonally cross-sectioned steeple and the steeple topping attach only over a rectangle storey at the northern steeple. Comparable...
- schoolmaster's house (at one time used as the post office). The 15th century rood screen is carved with vines and animals. Parker covered the walls with large...
- 1895 steeple and extension West entrance Exterior of Gnadenkapelle Interior of Gnadenkapelle, with statue of Mary Rib vault with Gnadenkapelle The rood loft...
- restoration works the original designs by S****p started to take shape. A quire and rood screen were built on the west side of the cathedral. A pulpit was also incorporated...
- John's on the Wall. The rood stair entrance high up on the wall shows where the earlier great rood screen would have stood. Similar rood stair entrances can...
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