shako

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noun sha·ko \ˈsha-(ˌ)kō, ˈshā-, ˈshä-\

Definition of shako

plural

shakos

or

shakoes

  1. :  a stiff military hat with a high crown and plume

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Origin and Etymology of shako

French, from Hungarian csákó


First Known Use: 1793


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