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chapeau

Saltos de línea: chap|eau
Pronunciación: /ˈʃapəʊ
 
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Definición de chapeau en inglés:

sustantivo (plural chapeaux)

Heraldry
A hat or cap, typically a red one with an ermine lining, on which the crests of some peers are borne.
Example sentences
  • The chapeau is barely mentioned by Scottish heraldic writers, before Learney ascribed the chapeau to the baronage.
  • The colour of the chapeau may be altered to denote the status of the baron.
  • The chapeau is only granted in the case of a grant of arms to a peer.

Origen

late 15th century: from French, from Latin cappellum, diminutive of cappa 'cap'.

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