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havelock

[ hav-lok ]
/ ˈhæv lɒk /
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noun
a cap cover with a flap hanging over the back of the neck, for protection from the sun.
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Origin of havelock

1860–65, Americanism; named after Sir Henry Havelock (1795–1857), English general in India

Other definitions for havelock (2 of 2)

Havelock
[ hav-lok, -luhk ]
/ ˈhæv lɒk, -lək /

noun
a town in SE North Carolina.
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for havelock

havelock
/ (ˈhævlɒk) /

noun
a light-coloured cover for a service cap with a flap extending over the back of the neck to protect the head and neck from the sun

Word Origin for havelock

C19: named after Sir H. Havelock (1795–1857), English general in India
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