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chapel de fer

[ sha-pelduh-fair ]
/ ʃæˈpɛl də ˈfɛər /
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noun, plural cha·pels de fer.
a medieval open helmet, often having a broad brim for deflecting blows from above.
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Also called war hat, kettle hat.

Origin of chapel de fer

1895–1900; <Old French: hat of iron; see chapeau, ferrous

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