cabasset

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cabasset a metal helmet worn by common soldiers in the 16th century
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cabasset A military head-piece in use in the sixteenth century for both infantry and cavalry. It resembled a hat with a rounded top, sometimes slightly conical, or with a ridge running from front to rear over the crown, but without a high crest, and had a narrow brim.
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Usage

In literature:

The morion and cabasset have no face, cheek or neck protection.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
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