Definition of "chapeau" [cha•peau]

  • A hat. (noun)

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Use "chapeau" in a sentence
  • "In a few hours after the must has been put in the vat the liquid will commence to ferment, the gas will be thrown off in large quantities, and bring upon the surface the stems, hulls, and seeds, which form what the French term chapeau (hat)."
  • ""I have a beautiful chapeau from the French room at Dayton's for $8, a beautiful curly lamb collar for the asking price of $4 and you want to complete your ensemble with a with and ostrich purse for $5, we have a complete outfit for the complete woman," she said."
  • "Brazil-Tyres 2007, the WTO panel agreed with Brazil on necessity test, but not on the so-called chapeau requirement bolded above."