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- n. Alternative spelling of chapka.
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Aleksandr Dmitrivich Doctorov stood in the doorway, hands buried in the pockets of his black trenchcoat, a fur schapska perched on his balding head.
Some were very tall, the shaft crowned with a platform larger than the head, like the shako of an Imperial Lancer; others very low, ending in an inverted cone -- the mouth of a blunderbuss or a Polish schapska.
Passing the sofa, I noticed his uniform laid out -- he had to wait on the General that morning -- and, seizing his schapska, I made use of it as a buckler.
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