Definition of Chapeau. Meaning of Chapeau. Synonyms of Chapeau

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Definition of Chapeau

Chapeau
Chapeau 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.

Meaning of Chapeau from wikipedia

- Chapeau is a French term signifying a hat or other covering for the head. In European ecclesiastical heraldry, it is used as a mark of ecclesiastical...
- A chapeau is a flat-topped hat once worn by senior clerics. Chapeau may also refer to: Chapeau, Allier, a commune in central France Chapeau, Quebec, a...
- Chapeau is a village in the Canadian province of Quebec, located along the Culbute Channel of the Ottawa River in the muni****lity of L'Isle-aux-Allumettes...
- snapping sound heard upon opening a gibus suggested a third name, the chapeau claque, "claque" being the French word for "slap". Top hats in the 1840s...
- Woman with a Hat (La femme au chapeau) is a painting by Henri Matisse. An oil on canvas, it depicts Matisse's wife, Amelie. It was painted in 1905 and...
- Chapeau! is a defunct restaurant located in Bloemendaal in the Netherlands. It was a fine dining restaurant that was awarded one Michelin star in the...
- An opera hat, also called a chapeau claque or gibus, is a top hat variant that is collapsible through a spring system, originally intended for less spacious...
- and pointed in the front like a bird's beak. In French, it is called a chapeau à bec due to this resemblance. The hat was originally worn by nobles and...
- Femme au Chapeau or Woman with a Hat is an oil painting created circa 1906 by the French artist and theorist Jean Metzinger (1883–1956). The work is executed...
- maintenance (chapeau) turned up ermine if petitioning for a grant or matriculation of a coat of arms between the 1930s and 2004. This chapeau is identical...
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