chapeau bras

noun

plural chapeaux bras
-ō(z)ˈb-
: 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

Etymology

French chapeau hat + bras arm, from Latin bracchium

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“Chapeau bras.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chapeau%20bras. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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