armet

armet

[ahr-met]
noun Armor.
a completely enclosed helmet having a visor and hinged cheek pieces fastened under the chin.
Compare close helmet.


Origin:
1500–10; < Middle French, equivalent to arme arm2 + -et -et

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armet (ˈɑːmɛt)
 
n
a close-fitting medieval visored helmet with a neck guard
 
[C16: from Old French, from Old Spanish almete, from Old French helmet]

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