Definition of "chape" [chape]

  • A metal tip or mounting on a scabbard or sheath. (noun)

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Use "chape" in a sentence
  • "Ireland is mentioned in the letter in this post, and note the spelling of cheap, as 'chape', which phonetically would be how cheap would sound to someone of that extraction..."
  • "In French chapeau (Latin cappellus) and chapelle (Latin cappella) are related to the old word chape which originally meant a kind of cape (Latin cappa"
  • "More high status examples would have a metal chape scabbard tip."