About The Word Chapeau

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Chapeau

Chapeau Meaning & Definition
Chapeau Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Chapeau?

[n] headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim

Synonyms | Synonyms for Chapeau: hat | lid

Related Terms | Find terms related to Chapeau:

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Chapeau In Webster's Dictionary

\Cha`peau"\, n.; pl. {Chapeux}. [F., fr. OF. chapel hat. See {Chaplet}.] 1. A hat or covering for the head. 2. (Her.) A cap of maintenance. See {Maintenance}. {Chapeau bras}[F. chapeau hat + bras arm], a hat so made that it can be compressed and carried under the arm without injury. Such hats were particularly worn on dress occasions by gentlemen in the 18th century. A chapeau bras is now worn in the United States army by general and staff officers.

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