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sallet

[ sal-it ]
/ ˈsæl ɪt /
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noun Armor.

a light medieval helmet, usually with a vision slit or a movable visor.

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Also salade.

Origin of sallet

1400–50; late Middle English, variant of salade<Middle French <Spanish celada (or Italian celata) <Latin caelāta (cassis) engraved (helmet), feminine of caelātus (past participle of caelāre to engrave); see -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for sallet

sallet

salet salade

/ (ˈsælɪt) /

noun

a light round helmet extending over the back of the neck; replaced the basinet in the 15th century

Word Origin for sallet

C15: from French salade, probably from Old Italian celata, from celare to conceal, from Latin
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