Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In medieval armor, a helm or helmet; specifically, a large helmet worn during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, usually over an inner defense, such as the coif of mail, or the basinet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a large medieval helmet supported on the shoulders; called also helm.

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  • noun historical A large helmet extended to and rested on the shoulders, worn in the 12th and 13th centuries.

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  • noun a large medieval helmet supported on the shoulders

Etymologies

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Old French helme (Middle French heaulme, modern French heaume).

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