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chape


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chape  \Chape\,  n.  [F.,  a  churchman's  cope,  a  cover,  a  chape,  fr 
  L.  cappa.  See  {Cap}.] 
  1.  The  piece  by  which  an  object  is  attached  to  something  as 
  the  frog  of  a  scabbard  or  the  metal  loop  at  the  back  of  a 
  buckle  by  which  it  is  fastened  to  a  strap. 
 
  2.  The  transverse  guard  of  a  sword  or  dagger. 
 
  3.  The  metal  plate  or  tip  which  protects  the  end  of  a 
  scabbard,  belt,  etc  --Knight. 




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