a light cloth covering for a military cap, falling over the back of the neck for protection against the sun
Origin of havelockafter Sir Henry Havelock (1795-1857), Eng general in India
A cloth covering for a cap, having a flap to cover and protect the back of the neck.
Origin of havelockAfter Sir Henry Havelock, (1795–1857), British soldier.
- A cap incorporating a cloth hanging down the sides and back, to protect the ears and neck; often created ad hoc by placing a kerchief on the head and holding it in place with a cap.
From Havelock, after Sir Henry Havelock.