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