Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of kepi.

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Examples

  • "Aht pipes, straighten up - orficer comin '," cries one of the troopers, and they scrambled up hastily, adjusting their kepis, doing up their shirt-buttons, as two officers came strolling across from the tents a couple of hundred yards away.

    Fiancée

  • It's just that the Christians who were not allowed to wear showy crosses, and the Jews who were not allowed to wear their kepis/yarmulkes didn't make so much of a stink.

    In France, Muslims prefer Catholic school.

  • Or are today's replicas actually better than the kepis of the 1860s in that regard?

    Archive 2008-03-09

  • Paris was newly transformed by the brilliant Georges Haussmann, prefect of the Seine, and the picture-book troops of Napoleon III, in their kepis and pantalons rouges, were thought to be the most formidable on earth, the Franco-Prussian war being still over the horizon.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • Paris was newly transformed by the brilliant Georges Haussmann, prefect of the Seine, and the picture-book troops of Napoleon III, in their kepis and pantalons rouges, were thought to be the most formidable on earth, the Franco-Prussian war being still over the horizon.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • One dresses to fish them as one dresses for the desert: long sleeves, long pants, nose masks, kepis.

    Getting Slammed

  • He wears a Napoleonic hat and has a fairly large but not very efficient army, whose uniforms suggest those of nineteenth-century France or Italy: his soldiers wear red pants, white jackets, and plumed kepis.

    The Royal Family

  • Down the street, Terzian saw the distinctive flat-topped kepis of a pair of policemen bobbing toward him from the direction of the Palais de Justice, and felt a surge of relief.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • "Aht pipes, straighten up - orficer comin '," cries one of the troopers, and they scrambled up hastily, adjusting their kepis, doing up their shirt-buttons, as two officers came strolling across from the tents a couple of hundred yards away.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • "Aht pipes, straighten up — orficer comin '," cries one of the troopers, and they scrambled up hastily, adjusting their kepis, doing up their shirt-buttons, as two officers came strolling across from the tents a couple of hundred yards away.

    Flashman In The Great Game

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