from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Shaped like a helmet; galeate. See Illust. of galeate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Shaped like a helmet; in botany, galeate.

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

  • adj. having the convex shape of a helmet


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  • Some argue that her helmet-shaped haircut made her, others claim that she spent her later years devising her own mythology, but her work onscreen supports her legend.

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  • Speaking in London's modern helmet-shaped town hall on the banks of the Thames, Mr. Johnson, said that: "London has not been transformed overnight into a Conservative city" but he hoped to show "the Conservative party has changed into a party that can be trusted."

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  • Traces of blue paint still marked the helmet-shaped headdress'the Battle Crown of an Egyptian pharaoh.

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  • When exposed it still felt chilly; to warm his head he had put on his cap of office, the helmet-shaped kyrbasia.

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  • [16] The following are the native names of the roots and plants seen by the writer: _ta-bó_, the seed of a plant which looks like a sweet potato; _sá-i_, a helmet-shaped seed of a tree of the same name;

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  • Acropolis Museum, looking down over the city and to helmet-shaped

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  • The body was decorated with repousse work or engraved, and the shape gradually changed until the familiar helmet-shaped cream jug resulted.

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  • Three of them wore white, helmet-shaped hats that made brilliant spots of light against the bank.

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  • In the cool of the dawn Miss Westonhaugh came tripping across the wet grass to where her uncle was giving his final directions about the furnishing of his howdah for the day; a lovely apparition of freshness in the gray morning, all dressed in dark blue, a light pith helmet-shaped hat pressing the rebellious white-gold hair almost out of sight.

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  • His physique was as grotesque as his attire; which consisted of a white oilskin blouse, gayly bordered with the national colors, trousers of the most aggressive blue, and a helmet-shaped hat, adorned by a miniature battle-axe, while a tiny broom was strapped upon his shoulders.

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