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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of visor.

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  • n. a visor

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See visor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To cover with a vizor, in any sense.
  • n. Formerly, a mask concealing the face; hence, in general, any disguise or means of concealment.
  • n. In more modern usage, the movable front of the helmet in general; more accurately, the upper movable part. Where there are two it is also called nasal. See cuts under armet and helmet.
  • n. The countenance; visage.
  • n. The fore piece of a cap, projecting over and protecting the eyes.

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

  • n. a piece of armor plate (with eye slits) fixed or hinged to a medieval helmet to protect the face
  • n. a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes

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