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In [[heraldry]], '''chap''' refers to a two coloured [[field]], divided by an inverted v which extends to the top of the field. Historically it was used in [[Continental heraldry]], and it gets its name from the french word for mantle. It is similar to a [[pile]] inverted and [[per chevron]], and in [[SCA]] heraldry will [[conflict]] with either. In normal usage however only the central part of the device can be charged.
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In [[heraldry]], '''chap''' refers to a two coloured [[field]], divided by an inverted v which extends to the top of the field. Historically it was used in [[Continental heraldry]], and it gets its name from the [[French]] word for mantle. It is similar to a [[pile]] inverted and [[per chevron]], and in [[SCA]] heraldry will [[conflict]] with either. In normal usage however only the central part of the device can be charged.
   
The is a variant on this field division with curved lines, called [[chap ploy]].
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There is a variant on this field division with curved lines, called [[chap ploy]].
   
 
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