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chapel US English

A small building for Christian worship, typically one attached to an institution or private house

Chapel Hill US English

A town in north central North Carolina, home to the University of North Carolina as well as many research facilities; population 52,542 (est. 2008)

Lady chapel US English

A chapel in a church or cathedral dedicated to the Virgin Mary

side chapel US English

A subsidiary chapel opening off the side aisle in a large church

chapel royal US English

A chapel in a royal palace

Sistine Chapel US English

A chapel in the Vatican, built in the late 15th century by Pope Sixtus IV, containing a painted ceiling and fresco of the Last Judgment by Michelangelo and also frescoes by Botticelli

chapel of ease US English

A chapel situated for the convenience of parishioners living a long distance from the parish church

chapel of rest US English

An undertaker’s mortuary, where bodies are kept before a funeral

father of the chapel US English

The shop steward of a printers' trade union

father of the chapel New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

shop steward of printers' and journalists' trade union

mother of the chapel New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

female shop steward of printers' and journalists' trade union

antechapel US English

A vestibule for a college chapel, lying beyond the west end of the nave

the Chapel Royal in chapel royal US English

The body of clergy, singers, and musicians employed by the English monarch for religious services, now based at St James’s Palace, London

funeral home US English

An establishment where the dead are prepared for burial or cremation


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