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A cloth covering for a cap, having a flap to cover and protect the back of the neck.
[After Sir Henry Havelock (1795-1857), British soldier.]
(Clothing & Fashion) a light-coloured cover for a service cap with a flap extending over the back of the neck to protect the head and neck from the sun
[C19: named after Sir H. Havelock (1795–1857), English general in India]
a cap cover with a flap hanging over the back of the neck for protection from the sun.
[1860–65, Amer.; after Sir Henry Havelock (1795–1857), English general in India]