from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A head-piece without a movable vizor, worn in the sixteenth century and later.
- n. See casket.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a light open casque without a visor or beaver
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It is like some miniature and magic church, a casquet made splendid not with jewels but with beauty, where the miracle picture of Madonna -- not that ancient and wonderful picture by Ugolino da Siena, but a work, it is said, of Bernardo
There is but little of interest in the present buildings at Vallombrosa, which date from the seventeenth century; nor does the church itself possess anything of importance, unless it be the relic of S. Giovanni enshrined in a casquet of the sixteenth century, a work of Paolo
_casquet_ still crowding out his lop ears; his hand clenched beside a stiletto which lay on the stone flagging beside him.
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