Pickelhaube

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pickel ‎(pimple, pickaxe) +‎ Haube ‎(hood, cap).

Noun[edit]

Pickelhaube f ‎(genitive Pickelhaube, plural Pickelhauben)

  1. A spiked helmet of German origin, popularized by Otto von Bismark, commonly worn by soldiers of the German Empire in the decades prior to and during World War I.

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