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chapter

(Branch), noun affiliate, associate, branch member, branch office, bureau, component, department, division, local, local office, lodge, member, office, organ, section, subdivision, subsidiary

chapter

(Division), noun article, caput, clause, component, fragment, head, heading, paragraph, part, partition, passage, phrase, portion, section, sector, segment, separate part, subdivision, subgroup
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See also: affiliate, article, constituency, department, division, organ, segment, subheading, title

chapter

a numbered reference to that part of a Parliamentary session which relates to a specified Act of Parliament, so each Act of Parliament will have a chapter number in the statute book.

CHAPTER, eccl. law. A congregation of clergymen. Such an assembly is termed capitulum, which signifies a little head it being a kind of head, not only to govern the diocese in the vacation of the bishopric, but also for other purposes. Co. Litt. 103.