Pronunciation: (sha-pō'; Fr. sha-pō'),[key] —n., —pl.-peauxPronunciation: (-pōz'; Fr. -pō'),[key]-peaus. 1. a hat.
2. Heraldry. a. a representation of a low-crowned hat with a turned-up brim, usually of a different tincture, used either as a charge or as part of a crest.
b. a cap depicted within a representation of a crown or coronet.