What does shako mean?

shako meaning in General Dictionary

tall cap; worn by some British troops on ceremonial events

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  • A kind of armed forces cap or headdress
  • some sort of armed forces limit or headdress.

shako meaning in Etymology Dictionary

cylindrical soldier's cap with plume, 1815, from Hungarian cs

Sentence Examples with the word shako

This one, a young soldier, his face deadly pale, his shako pushed back, and his musket resting on the ground, still stood near the pit at the spot from which he had fired.

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