n. An edifice dedicated to the service of a deity or deities, and connected with a system of worship.n. The religious edifice of the Jews in Jerusalem.n. An edifice erected as a place of public worship; a church; in France, specifically, a Protestant church, as distinguished from a Roman Catholic place of worship, which alone is usually spoken of as a church (église).n. Metaphorically, any place in which the divine presence specially resides.n. [capitalized] The name of two semi-monastic establishments of the middle ages, one in London, the other in Paris, occupied by the Knights Templars.n. An inn of court.To build a temple for; appropriate a temple to; inclose in a temple.n. The region of the head or skull behind the eye and forehead, above and mostly in front of the ear.n. In entomology, the posterior part of the gena, or that immediately beneath the eye.n. One of the bars sometimes added to the ends of spectacle-bows to give them a firmer hold on the head of the wearer. See spectacle, 5.n. An ornament worn at the side of the head or covering the side of the head, mentioned in the fifteenth century as apparently sometimes of needlework, sometimes set with jewels.n. An attachment to a loom for keeping the cloth stretched, while the reed beats the threads into place after each throw of the shuttle. One form is automatic, releasing the cloth and then stretching it after each stroke of the lay.