Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See shako.

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Examples

  • On a dull damp October morning of the year 1833 -- concerning the more exact date of which it can only be ascertained that it was subsequently to the twentieth day of the month -- a man rather above the middle height, wrapped in a military cloak of dark grey cloth, and wearing an oilskin schako upon his head, was seen proceeding through the streets of

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 358, August 1845

  • Although the cloak and schako, which were all that could at first be distinguished of his dress, indicated their wearer to be an officer, it was observed, that on passing the guard-house at the gate, he took some pains to conceal his face, as though fearful of being recognised.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 358, August 1845

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