chapeau

[ sha-poh; French sha-poh ]SEE DEFINITION OF chapeau

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He was dressed in white satin, with a black mantle and chapeau.

Crest: On a chapeau azure, turned up erm., a boar passant or.

The Black Prince's helmet with chapeau and crest is also preserved at Canterbury.

The "Chapeau Rouge" was well reported on, and there we lunched.

She flung on her habit, and held her hand out for her chapeau.

I can put it on as an actor on the stage wears a chapeau of the Quatorze time.

But the nymph answered not: perhaps she was cold, and retained the chapeau for her own private wearing.

Du Maurier's drawings left no doubt as to the identity, for in one Whistler wears the chapeau bizarre over his curls.

Humbert dismounted, and removing his chapeau, saluted the dignitary with a most finished courtesy.

Colonel Bob came down from his high horse, threw aside his plume, took off his chapeau, and handed it to his papa.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, from Middle French chapeau (Old French capel, 12c.) "hat," from Vulgar Latin *cappellus, from Late Latin capellum (also source of Italian cappello, Spanish capelo, Portuguese chapeo), diminutive of cappa (see cap (n.)).

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