noun, plural shakos or shackos, shakoes or shackoes.
a military cap in the form of a cylinder or truncated cone, with a visor and a plume or pompon.
noun (pl) shackos, shackoes
a variant spelling of shako
noun (pl) shakos, shakoes, shackos, shackoes
a tall usually cylindrical military headdress, having a plume and often a peak, popular esp in the 19th century
[shak-tap-ing] /ˈʃækˌtæp ɪŋ/ noun, Canadian Informal. 1. the making of house-by-house visits to canvass.
noun, Slang. 1. an instance of shacking up: The census people counted both marriages and shackups.
adjective, shackier, shackiest. 1. run-down; dilapidated: a shacky old place.
An early system on the IBM 701. [Listed in CACM 2(5):1959-05-16]. (1995-10-25)