armet

[ ahr-met ]
/ ˈɑr mɛt /
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noun Armor.

a completely enclosed helmet having a visor and hinged cheek pieces fastened under the chin.

Nearby words

  1. armenian church,
  2. armenian massacres,
  3. armentières,
  4. armeria,
  5. armes parlantes,
  6. armful,
  7. armguard,
  8. armhole,
  9. armidale,
  10. armiger

Compare close helmet.

Origin of armet

1500–10; < Middle French, equivalent to arme arm2 + -et -et

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British Dictionary definitions for armet

armet

/ (ˈɑːmɛt) /

noun

a close-fitting medieval visored helmet with a neck guard

Word Origin for armet

C16: from Old French, from Old Spanish almete, from Old French helmet

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