Umbrere

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Umbrere In ancient armor, a visor, or projection like the peak of a cap, to which a face guard was sometimes attached. This was sometimes fixed, and sometimes moved freely upon the helmet and could be raised like the beaver. Called also umber, and umbril. "But only vented up her umbriere ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n umbrere Same as umbrel, 3.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Umbrere (Spens.) the visor of a helmet
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. ombre, a shade, L. umbra,; cf. F. ombrelle, a sunshade, OF. also ombrière,. See Umbrella
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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