Definitions for salletˈsæl ɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a 15th-century helmet with a visor or visor slit and a protective extension for the neck.
Origin of sallet:
1400–50; < MF < Sp celada (or It celata) < L caelāta (cassis) engraved (helmet)
a light medieval helmet with a slit for vision
a light kind of helmet, with or without a visor, introduced during the 15th century
alt. of Salleting
The sallet was a war helmet that replaced the bascinet in Italy, western and northern Europe and Hungary during the mid-15th century. In Italy, France and England the armet helmet was also popular, but in Germany the sallet became almost universal.
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