from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cloth covering for a cap, having a flap to cover and protect the back of the neck.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A cap incorporating a cloth hanging down the sides and back, to protect the ears and neck; often created ad hoc by placing a kerchief on the head and holding it in place with a cap.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A light cloth covering for the head and neck, used by soldiers as a protection from sunstroke.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A white cap-cover of light washable material, with a flap hanging behind to protect the neck, sometimes worn by soldiers when exposed to the sun in hot climates.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a cloth covering for a service cap with a flap extending over the back of the neck to protect the neck from direct rays of the sun
After Sir Henry Havelock (1795-1857), British soldier.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Havelock, after Sir Henry Havelock. (Wiktionary)