Sentence Examples


  • He wore an unfastened cloak, wide breeches hanging down in creases, and a crumpled shako on the back of his head.
  • In front came a man wearing a strange shako and a blue cloak, swarthy, sunburned, and with a hooked nose.
  • He now saw clearly the figure of a red-haired gunner with his shako knocked awry, pulling one end of a mop while a French soldier tugged at the other.
  • On that very meadow he had ridden over the day before, a soldier was lying athwart the rows of scented hay, with his head thrown awkwardly back and his shako off.
  • The young officer, his hand to his shako, ran up to his superior.

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