chapka

EnglishEdit

The chapka of a subaltern in the Austro-Hungarian 2nd Uhlan Regiment

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EtymologyEdit

From Polish czapka (cap) Czech čapka (cap)

NounEdit

chapka (plural chapkas)

  1. A type of hat worn by 19th-century Polish cavalry, consisting of a high, four-pointed cap with regimental insignia on the front, and now associated with Polish independence and nationalism.

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Last modified on 1 July 2013, at 01:15