Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A kind of helmet; a sallet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A helmet. See sallet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of salad.
  • n. See sallet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a light medieval helmet with a slit for vision

Etymologies

Old French (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Suddenly a policeman grabbed hold of me, smacked me a few times with his truncheon, and, with a colleague, threw me into a vehicle that the French picturesquely call a panier à salade (or, a basket for drying salad).

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  • There is always a raw fish crudo on the menu, one night it is local halibut $15 served with salade cuite and tomato vinaigrette, with toasted pine nuts and cherry gremolata.

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  • Warm salads, or salades tiedes as they're known in French cooking, have long been a favorite of chefs think: the bistro stalwart salade Lyonnaise and remain staples on the menus at seasonally-minded restaurants across the country.

    Dressed for Fall

  • Martin Ramin for The Wall Street Journal, Styling by Anne Cardenas Lamb and Romaine Salad With Cauliflower and Egg Lamb and Romaine Salad With Cauliflower and Egg At Buttermilk Channel in Brooklyn, N.Y., owner Doug Crowell said that this hefty salade composée of tender lamb tossed with romaine, roasted cauliflower, capers and soft-boiled eggs has turned out to be a surprise hit—no matter the season.

    Dressed for Fall

  • “Tipper Gore asked for the recipe for my salade Parisienne,” she shouted with glee over the din.

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  • For a casual meal in Aix, Chez Jo has the BEST pizza and fresh salade vert I've ever had (I know ... pizza? but it was, we went twice in 5 days!!!).

    Que Faire a Aix-en-Provence? / What to do in Aix-en-Provence? - French Word-A-Day

  • I long for the Monday nights before he came along when the second I got hungry I could stand by the kitchen TV watching "The Bachelorette," while whumping down a salade nicoise.

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  • Loys le Roy 113b, The men that were heauily armed had a salade, which couered their head, and came downe as far as their shoulders. a1600 Floddan F. ii.

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  • "Je te prends celles qui sont un peu moins mûres pour la salade."

    Tante Marie-Francoise

  • Please explain, qu'est ce que c'est qu'une salade de picaillons?

    larron - French Word-A-Day

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