chape (plural chapes)
- (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.
- (archaic) The transverse guard of a sword or dagger.
- (archaic) The lower metallic cap of a sword's scabbard.
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chape f (plural chapes)
- (archaic) cape, cloak
- cope, cappa (ceremonial cape)
- (nautical) gin block
- tread (of tyre)
- (manufacturing) clevis
- “chape” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
chape m (plural chapes)
- cape (Old Northern French)
- cape (sleeveless garment)
- first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of chapar
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of chapar
- third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of chapar
- third-person singular (você) negative imperative of chapar