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It has a tilting helmet with visor in two pieces, and a shutter in the ventail; the leg-armour is still complete.Spanish Arms and Armour|Albert F. Calvert
The other drags him by the helmet, tearing all the fastening, and he strikes from his head the ventail and the gleaming coif.Four Arthurian Romances|Chretien DeTroyes
The ventail bris dates from the period of the first introduction of the folded fan into Europe.History of the Fan|George Woolliscroft Rhead
The upper part is the visor, to admit of vision, the lower the ventail, to admit of breathing.
I fail to see why; the weapon that pierced a ventail would pass into the head, and inflict a death-wound.