chapeau bras


plural chapeaux bras
: a bicorne or a modified tricorne that is often folded and carried under the arm as part of ceremonial, diplomatic, or naval dress

Word History


French chapeau hat + bras arm, from Latin bracchium

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“Chapeau bras.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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