Examples from the Web for basnet
The most general name for a helmet up to about 1450 was basnet, or bacinet.
"Basnet," which occurs in stanza 10, is not a very common word in ballads.Sir Walter Scott as a Critic of Literature|Margaret Ball
Roland hastened to pull off his basnet, and beseech the Abbot's blessing.The Abbot|Sir Walter Scott
Underwritten by Mr. Basnet is an order to pay this sum, April, 1646.Shakespeare's Family|Mrs. C. C. Stopes
But the magnificent recumbent bronze effigy below represents him in his fighting kit, basnet on head.