chape

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See also: chapé and chapè

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French, a churchman's cope, a cover, a chape, from Latin cappa.

Noun[edit]

chape (plural chapes)

  1. (archaic) The piece by which an object is attached to something, such as the frog of a scabbard or the metal loop at the back of a buckle by which it is fastened to a strap.
  2. (archaic) The transverse guard of a sword or dagger.
  3. (archaic) The lower metallic cap of a sword's scabbard.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)

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Dutch[edit]

Noun[edit]

chape m (plural ?, diminutive chapeke n)

  1. (construction) screed

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chape, from Late Latin cappa. Doublet of cape.

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Noun[edit]

chape f (plural chapes)

  1. (archaic) cape, cloak
  2. cope, cappa (ceremonial cape)
  3. (nautical) gin block
  4. tread (of tyre)
  5. (manufacturing) clevis

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Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French échapper (to escape)

Verb[edit]

chape

  1. escape
    • Haitian Creole Bible Jòb 1:14-15:
      Yon mesaje kouri vin jwenn Jòb, li di l' konsa: -Nou t'ap raboure tè ak bèf yo, fenmèl bourik yo t'ap manje toupre, lè yon bann moun Seba tonbe sou nou, yo pran tout bèt yo, yo touye tout moun ou yo. Se renk mwen menm ki resi chape vin di ou sa.

Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • capé (continental Normandy)
  • chapé (Guernsey, Jersey)

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chapel, from Vulgar Latin *cappellus, from Late Latin cappa.

Noun[edit]

chape m (plural chapes)

  1. (Sark) hat

Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cappa.

Noun[edit]

chape f (oblique plural chapes, nominative singular chape, nominative plural chapes)

  1. cape (sleeveless garment)

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Portuguese[edit]

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chape

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of chapar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of chapar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of chapar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of chapar

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

chape m (plural chapes)

  1. tress, braid

Verb[edit]

chape

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of chapar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of chapar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of chapar.