Definitions

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  • n. The type of hat worn by 19th-century Polish cavalry, consisting of a high, four-pointed cap with regimental insignia on the front. Associated with Polish independence and nationalism.

Etymologies

From Polish czapka ("cap") Czech čapka ("cap") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As they left the press conference at 2: 00 PM, a masked man wearing a chapka

    Salem-News.com

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