Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of chape.

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Examples

  • De Vaux, who was in attendance, then removed the chappe (CAPA), or long riding-cloak, which Richard wore, and he stood before Saladin in the close dress which showed to advantage the strength and symmetry of his person, while it bore a strong contrast to the flowing robes which disguised the thin frame. of the Eastern monarch.

    The Talisman

  • Compte tenu des ralits savoir que ce plan chappe aux possibilits financires du pays, il y eu une rvision qui tient compte des priorits sanitaires sur le plan national.

    Chapter 7

  • 'Celuy, qui est commis à faire l'office, est reuestu d'vne chappe noire sans croix, & apres auoir mis de l'eau dans le calice, il tourne le doz à l'autel, & puis esleue vn rond de raue teinte en noir, au lieu de l'hostie, & lors tous les Sorciers crient à haute voix,

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

  • De Vaux, who was in attendance, then removed the chappe (capa), or long riding-cloak which Richard wore, and he stood before Saladin in the close dress which showed to advantage the strength and symmetry of his person, while it bore a strong contrast to the flowing robes which disguised the thin frame of the Eastern monarch.

    The Talisman

  • Car aucunes fois qu'il pensoit qu'on ne le regardast, il faisoit de si grands soupirs que pour pesante que fust sa chappe, il la faisoit bransler à bon escient.

    The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)

  • "Doubt it not, lady," answered the cavalier; and enveloping himself in his long _chappe_, or military watch-cloak, he withdrew to a large oak tree at some distance, and stood there with folded arms, and leaning on his lance, more like a trophy of armour than a living warrior.

    The Betrothed

  • It’s so demeaning to tell people you’ve had your card stolen and the chappe at the desk just nods …

    fraud

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