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also 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.]


(ˈʃækəʊ) or


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]


(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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shako - tall hatshako - tall hat; worn by some British soldiers on ceremonial occasions
chapeau, hat, lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim


[ˈʃækəʊ] N (shakos or shakoes (pl)) → chacó m


nTschako m
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Why not have burned his uniform and shako, and supplied him with citizen's clothes?
He wore an unfastened cloak, wide breeches hanging down in creases, and a crumpled shako on the back of his head.
The Captain had a sword and a white plume in his shako.
And well it might, for a most engaging little warrior was Jack as he lay with his shako half off, his childish face trying to keep sober, and a great black moustache over his rosy mouth.
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and worked with musicians of such renown as Jacques Ogg, Andrew Parrou, Konrad junghanel, Sirkka-Liisa Kaakinen, Shako Ad-El, Wilbert Hazelzet, Philip Pickett, Hansjorg Albrecht, Noemi Kiss, Stephen Varcoe, Mitzi Meyerson and Jan Krejca, as well as superlative ensembles, including the New London Consort, Capella cracoviensis, Musicians of the Globe, Concerto Palatino, afro Orchestra, Collegium 1704, Solamente natural, Music florea, etc.
Strangely foreign on the mirror-table, / leans his black shako with its white deathshead," which strongly suggests that he's going into battle and will probably be killed.
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Each contains a hat, helmet, hood, cap, mask, beret, fez, shako, kepi, busby, tam o' shanter or just about any other type of headwear used by a military force in the 20th century.