Hypertext Webster Gateway: "articles"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Chapiter \Chap"i*ter\, n. [OF. chapitel, F. chapiteau, from L.
capitellum, dim. of caput head. Cf. {Capital}, {Chapter}.]
1. (Arch.) A capital [Obs.] See {Chapital}. --Ex. xxxvi. 38.

2. (Old Eng. Law) 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.

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