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Definition: hat; introductory paragraph

Je ne porte jamais de chapeau - I never wear hats.

Le chapeau est le premier paragraphe d'un article - The "chapeau" is the first paragraph of an article.

Expressions: Chapeau ! - Well done!; saluer quelqu'un chapeau bas - to doff one's hat at someone; un coup de chapeau - a doffing/tipping of the hat

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