: a stiff military hat with a high crown and plume
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Examples of shako in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebIn black-and-white school photos from the early ’60s, Trump can be seen in boots, sash and a plumed shako, like some Austro-Hungarian infantryman.
Robert F. Worth, New York Times, 26 Mar. 2018
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