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shak·o also shack·o  audio  (shk, shk, shä-) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. shak·os or shak·oes
A stiff, cylindrical military dress hat with a metal plate in front, a short visor, and a plume.

ETYMOLOGY:
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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