|Origin:||chapele, from Medieval Latin cappella, from Late Latin cappa 'cloak' ( CAP1); because the cloak of St. Martin of Tours was kept in such a building|
a small church, or a room in a hospital, prison, big church etc in which Christians pray and have religious services
a building where Christians who are Nonconformists have religious services
3 [uncountable]RRC British English
the religious services held in a chapel:
Bethan goes to chapel every Sunday.
4BEL [countable] British English
the members of a union in the newspaper or printing industry