steeple

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steeple

1. a tall ornamental tower that forms the superstructure of a church, temple, etc.
2. such a tower with the spire above it

Steeple

A tall ornamental structure terminating in a spire and surmounting the tower of a church or public building.

steeple

[′stē·pəl]
(architecture)
A tall, tapering structure atop a church tower.

steeple

A tall ornamental structure; a tower, composed of a series of stories diminishing in size, and topped by a small pyramid, spire, or cupola.