Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of burgonet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See burgonet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A helmet worn in the sixteenth century, in two forms: one without a vizor, formed like the morion, and frequently furnished with cheek-pieces and a movable nose-guard; the other with a vizor, and similar to the armet.

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Examples

  • At the tip of the steel wedge Conan roared his heathen battle-cry and swung his great sword in glittering arcs of death that made naught of steel burganet or mail haburgeon.

    Wings in the Night

  • Conan reeled out of the chamber, sword in hand, blood streaming down his face from under his burganet.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • And while the fallen king stared with burning eyes that reflected the bitter rage and humiliation that ate his heart, the squires stripped Valannus of mail shirt, burganet and leg-pieces, and clad him in Conan's armor of black plate-mail, with the vizored salade, and the dark plumes nodding over the wivern crest.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • "I am, sir," quoth he, "of England, and my name is Thomas Cromwell; my father is a poor man, and by occupation a cloth-shearer; I am strayed from my country, and am now come into Italy with the camp of Frenchmen that were overthrown at Garigliano, where I was page to a footman, carrying after him his pike and burganet."

    The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)

  • 1825 J.H. WIFFEN Tasso VII. xc, The glistening burganet that veils His brows.

    Medallion Vulcan | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

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