- a cap cover with a flap hanging over the back of the neck, for protection from the sun.
Origin of havelock
1860–65, Americanism; named after Sir Henry Havelock (1795–1857), English general in India
[hav-lok, -luh k]
- a town in SE North Carolina.
- a male given name.
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"There isn't, as I see it," replied Havelock the Dane quietly.
But at that point Havelock the Dane removed his feet from the refectory table.
"That's why I want to know what you think," went on Havelock, irrelevantly.
- 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
C19: named after Sir H. Havelock (1795–1857), English general in India
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