• Chapel Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A printing office, said to be so called because printing was first carried on in England in a chapel near Westminster Abbey.
  2. (n.) In England, a place of worship used by dissenters from the Established Church; a meetinghouse.
  3. (n.) A choir of singers, or an orchestra, attached to the court of a prince or nobleman.
  4. (v. t.) To deposit or inter in a chapel; to enshrine.
  5. (n.) A subordinate place of worship
  6. (n.) A place of worship not connected with a church; as, the chapel of a palace, hospital, or prison.
  7. (n.) An association of workmen in a printing office.
  8. (n.) a room or recess in a church, containing an altar.
  9. (n.) a small building attached to a church
  10. (v. t.) To cause (a ship taken aback in a light breeze) so to turn or make a circuit as to recover, without bracing the yards, the same tack on which she had been sailing.
  11. (n.) a small church, often a private foundation, as for a memorial

• Chapellany Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A chapel within the jurisdiction of a church; a subordinate ecclesiastical foundation.