from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small, light, rounded steel helmet, terminating in a point and often closed in front with a visor.
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- n. bascinet
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as bascinet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A steel cap, originally of very simple form, named from its resemblance to a little basin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a medieval steel helmet
Middle English, from Old French bacinet, diminutive of bacin, basin; see basin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)