Definition of Chapeau

1. Noun. Headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim.




Definition of Chapeau

1. n. A hat or covering for the head.

Definition of Chapeau

1. Noun. A hat ¹

2. Noun. The mass of grape solids that floats on the surface during the fermentation of wine ¹

3. Noun. In international law, introductory text appearing in a treaty that broadly defines its principles, objectives, and background. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chapeau

1. a hat [n -PEAUX or -PEAUS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chapeau

chaparejos
chaparral
chaparral broom
chaparral cock
chaparral mallow
chaparral pea
chaparral sage
chaparrals
chapati
chapatis
chapatti
chapattis
chapbook
chapbooks
chape
chapeau (current term)
chapeaus
chapeaux
chaped
chapel
chapel of ease
chapel service
chapeless
chapelgoer
chapellanies
chapellany
chapelless
chapelries
chapelry
chapels

Literary usage of Chapeau

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1. English Heraldry by Charles Boutell (1867)
"chapeau of Estate. No. 225.—Arms of Saxony. chapeau. Also entitled a chapeau or cap of dignity, of maintenance, or of estate. ..."

2. Justice in the Balance: Recommendations for an Independent and Effective by Human Rights Watch, Helen Duffy, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1998)
"Part 2: CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY THE chapeau TO THE DEFINITION Nexus with armed conflict Recommendation: Delete the option in the chapeau that would require ..."

3. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"AUTOUR DE MON chapeau NEVER have I seen a more noble tragic face. In the centre of the forehead there was a great furrow of care, towards which the brows ..."

4. Miscellanies by William Makepeace Thackeray (1877)
"AUTOUR DE MON chapeau. NEVER have I seen a more noble tragic face. In the centre of the forehead there was a great furrow of care, towards which the brows ..."

5. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1863)
"AUTOUR DE MON chapeau. EVER have I seen a more noble tragic face. In the centre of the forehead there was a great furrow of care, towards which the brows ..."

6. Treasures of Art in Great Britain: Being an Account of the Chief Collections by Gustav Friedrich Waagen (1854)
"Northumberland House : Titian's Cornaro Family — Copies of celebrated frescoes. — Whitehall. — Sir Robert Peel's collection : Rubens' chapeau da Faille. ..."

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