Origin of chape
OTHER WORDS FROM chapechapeless, adjective
Words nearby chape
How to use chape in a sentence
It was probably 'the metal chape or tag fixed to the end of a girdle or strap,' viz.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
Ah, thin, just a chape deal coffin, shure—wid a few archangels on the lid.
They must run a chape little thing to the Dargle, about two miles away, along the roadside, just as Balfour showed them the way.
I saw a scabbard in Joló, which had a pearl as large as a musket-ball at the end of the chape.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 40 of 55|Francisco Colin
The chape was the only protection against bad weather at a period when umbrellas and covered carriages were unknown.