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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A spiked helmet worn by German soldiers.

Usage examples (5)
  • This, I think, is the meaning of Rooster's pickelhaube.
  • "Ja, Herr Lieutenant," said Heinrich, much to his surprise, stepping out towards him and saluting, with forefinger to pickelhaube, as straight as
  • Maybe "Ahnold" will throw his pickelhaube spear point helmet into der ring.
  • Now if he was wearing aviator goggles or a Prussian pickelhaube or the classic Viking helmet with horns, well then i’d be all ears. for more
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