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shabrack

Line breaks: shab|rack
Pronunciation: /ˈʃabrak
 
/

Definition of shabrack in English:

noun

historical
A cavalry saddlecloth used in European armies.

Origin

early 19th century: from German Schabracke, of east European origin; compare with Russian shabrak.

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