shapka

The fur covered, brimless hat worn by many Russians in the winter

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • shapka — /shahp keuh/, n. a round, slightly tapered, brimless fur hat worn esp. in Russia. [ < Russ shápka hat, cap, ORuss: headgear for men, c. Serbo Croatian šapka, prob. < MLG schapël (with Slavic suffix ka) < OF chapel (see CHAPEAU); cf. Czech capka,… …   Universalium

  • shapka — /shahp keuh/, n. a round, slightly tapered, brimless fur hat worn esp. in Russia. [ < Russ shápka hat, cap, ORuss: headgear for men, c. Serbo Croatian šapka, prob. < MLG schapël (with Slavic suffix ka) < OF chapel (see CHAPEAU); cf.… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • shapka — noun A brimless Russian fur cap. They wore assorted civilian caps and shapkas and had red armbands over the sleeves of their greatcoats, which were British issue …   Wiktionary

  • Shapka bumazhnaya — reinforced paper mache cap …   Medieval glossary

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  • Shapka zhel'eznaya — iron cap …   Medieval glossary

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