1. A division of a book or treatise; as, Genesis contains fifty chapters. Hence the phrase, to the end of the chapter, that is, throughout; to the end.
2. In ecclesiastical polity, a society or community of clergymen, belonging to a cathedral or collegiate church.
3. A place where delinquents receive discipline and correction.
4. A decretal epistle.
CHAPTER, v.t. To tax; to correct.
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