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shak·oalso shack·o (shăk′ō, shā′kō, shä′-)
n. pl. shak·os or shak·oes also shack·os or shack·oes
A stiff, cylindrical military dress hat with a metal plate or badge in front, a short visor, and a plume or pompom.
[French schako, from Hungarian csákó, from csákós (süveg), pointed (cap), from csák, peak, perhaps from Middle High German zacke, tack, nail.]
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n, pl shakos, shakoes, shackos or shackoes
(Clothing & Fashion) a tall usually cylindrical military headdress, having a plume and often a peak, popular esp in the 19th century
[C19: via French from Hungarian csákó, from Middle High German zacke a sharp point]
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shak•o(ˈʃæk oʊ, ˈʃeɪ koʊ)
n., pl. shak•os, shak•oes.
a military cap in the form of a cylinder or truncated cone, with a visor and a plume.
[1805–15; < French schako < Hungarian csákó, short for csákós (süveg) peaked (cap), adj. derivative of csák peak < Middle High German zacke peak, point]
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shako[ˈʃækəʊ] N (shakos or shakoes (pl)) → chacó m
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n → Tschako m
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