a small three-cornered hat, worn by gentlemen in full dress in the 18th century, that could be folded flat and carried under the arm.
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How to use chapeau bras in a sentence
But what is an Epilogue without a dress coat, a chapeau bras, black velvets and paste buckles?Merrie England In The Olden Time, Vol. 2 (of 2) | George Daniel
I think a modern in an antique dress as just an object of ridicule as a Hercules or Marius with a periwig and a chapeau bras.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson | Thomas Jefferson
The chapeau bras was a three-cornered hat, the like of which you and I have never seen, except in very old pictures.Little Grandfather | Sophie May
I think a modern in an antique dress, as just an object of ridicule, as a Hercules or Marius with a periwig and chapeau bras.
Death habited as a modern beau, with chapeau-bras, brings his urinal to the Doctor for inspection.The Dance of Death | Francis Douce