Definition of Shako

1. Noun. Tall hat; worn by some British soldiers on ceremonial occasions.

Exact synonyms: Bearskin, Busby
Generic synonyms: Chapeau, Hat, Lid



Definition of Shako

1. n. A kind of military cap or headdress.

Definition of Shako

1. Noun. A stiff, cylindrical military dress hat with a metal plate in front, a short visor, and a plume. ¹

2. Noun. (British) A bearskin or busby. ¹

3. Noun. The squilla or mantis shrimp. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shako

1. a type of military hat [n -KOS or -KOES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shako

shakeup
shakeups
shakey
shakhovite
shakier
shakiest
shakily
shakiness
shakinesses
shaking
shaking one's head
shaking out
shaking palsy
shaking up
shakings
shako (current term)
shakoes
shakos
shakt
shaku
shakudo
shakudos
shakuhachi
shakuhachis
shaky
shakycam
shalbe
shalder
shalders
shale

Literary usage of Shako

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1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"shako, military cap. His sabre was cast upon the floor before him, and his shako was on the table. ..."

2. The Political Text-book, Or Encyclopedia: Containing Everything Necessary by Michael W. Cluskey (1857)
"... look with indifference upon attempts to shako the foundation of the fabric? As a very important source of strength and security, cherish public credit. ..."

3. Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry edited by Epes Sargent (1882)
"Not for myself did I ascend In judgment my triumphal car ; 'Twas God alone on high did send Tlio avenging Scythian to the war, To shako abroad, ..."

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