havelock

[hav-lok]

Origin of havelock

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

Havelock

[hav-lok, -luh k]
noun
  1. a town in SE North Carolina.
  2. a male given name.
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havelock

noun
  1. 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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