Definition of chapter
What does the word chapter mean?
part of speech: noun
Main division of a book (abbr. cap. or c.), (fig.) limited subject, piece of narrative, &c.; Act of Parl. numbered as part of session\'s statutes for reference (5& 6 Will. IV. cap. 62 =Statutory Declarations Act 1835); general meeting, whole number, of canons of collegiate or cathedral church or monastic or knightly order (c.-house, used for such meetings); c. & verse, exact reference to passage, exact authority for statement; to end of c., for ever; c. of ACCIDENTS. [old French]