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  • n. A brimless Russian fur cap.


From Russian шaпкa ("hat"). (Wiktionary)



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  • "Covering her head and her ears was a huge white Arctic fox shapka."
    —Richard Stone, Mammoth: The Resurrection of an Ice Age Giant (Cambridge, Mass.: Perseus Publishing, 2001), 198

    September 22, 2008

  • A brimless Russian hat of fur or sheepskin. See ushanka.

    February 15, 2008