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armet

[ahr-met] /ˈɑr mɛt/
noun, Armor.
1.
a completely enclosed helmet having a visor and hinged cheek pieces fastened under the chin.
Compare close helmet.
Origin
1500-1510
1500-10; < Middle French, equivalent to arme arm2 + -et -et
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armet

/ˈɑːmɛt/
noun
1.
a close-fitting medieval visored helmet with a neck guard
Word Origin
C16: from Old French, from Old Spanish almete, from Old French helmet
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