Shako meaning

shăkō, shākō, shä-
A stiff, cylindrical military dress hat with a metal plate or badge in front, a short visor, and a plume or pompom.
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A stiff, cylindrical military dress hat, usually with a flat top and a plume.
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A stiff, cylindrical military dress hat with a metal plate in front, a short visor, and a plume.
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(UK) A bearskin or busby.
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Origin of shako

  • French schako from Hungarian csákó from csákós (süveg) pointed (cap) from csák peak perhaps from Middle High German zacke tack, nail

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Hungarian csákó a cylindrical military dress hat worn by the Hungarian hussars (from the 18th century to the 1st World War).

    From Wiktionary