One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A book containing records relating to an ecclesiastical chapter or (later) to a branch of a secular organization or society.
2A children's book with text divided into chapters (opposed to picture book).
Early 18th century; earliest use found in Francis Atterbury (1663–1732), bishop of Rochester, politician, and Jacobite conspirator.
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