havelock n : a cloth covering for a service cap with a flap extending over the back of the neck to protect the neck from direct rays of the sun
EtymologyEponym, from Sir Henry Havelock
- A cap incorporating a cloth hanging down the sides and back, to protect the ears and neck; often created ad hoc by placing a kerchief on the head and holding it in place with a cap.
The name Havelock originated as an English surname and means "sea war."
The surname has since also given rise to various place names and is often also used as a first (given) name and occasionally as a middle name.
The name Havelock might refer to:
- Sir Henry Havelock, (1795–1857), British General
- Lieutenant General Sir Henry Marshman Havelock-Allan, 1st Baronet (1830–1897), British General, MP for Sunderland 1874–1881 and Durham South East 1885–1892 and 1895–1897 (son of Sir Henry Havelock)
- Sir Henry Spencer Moreton Havelock-Allan, 2nd Baronet (1872–1953), British Liberal Party politician, MP for Bishop Auckland 1910–1918
- Sir Henry Ralph Moreton Havelock-Allan, 3rd Baronet (1899–1975)
- Sir Anthony James Allan Havelock-Allan, 4th Baronet (1904–2003), British film producer
- Sir (Anthony) Mark David Havelock-Allan, 5th Baronet (born 1951), English Circuit Judge.
- Sir Arthur Havelock, Governor of Tasmania, 1901–1904
- Eric A. Havelock (1903–1988), British (later Canadian and American) scholar
- Sir Thomas H. Havelock, British applied mathematician
- Jon Havelock, Alberta politician.
- Chris Havelock, American professional inline hockey player.
In names of places in New Zealand:
In names of places in Canada:
In names of places in the United States:
In names of places in India:
In names of places in Singapore:
In names of places in Sri Lanka:
In names of places in Swaziland:
- Havelock, Swaziland, a town.
- Havelock-Allan Baronets - holders of the Baronetcy.
Havelock a cloth cover, fitted over headress, with trailing material protecting the wearers neck from the sun. First worn by soldiers in the Indian Mutiny and named after a British general involved in the campaign: Major-General Sir Henry Havelock.
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