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crash helmet

noun
1.
a helmet for protecting the head in the event of an accident, worn by motorcyclists, automobile racers, etc.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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British Dictionary definitions for crash-helmet

crash helmet

noun
1.
a padded helmet worn for motorcycling, flying, bobsleighing, etc, to protect the head in a crash
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