Definitions for salletˈsæl ɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sal•letˈsæl ɪt(n.)

  1. a 15th-century helmet with a visor or visor slit and a protective extension for the neck.

    Category: Heraldry

Origin of sallet:

1400–50; < MF < Sp celada (or It celata) < L caelāta (cassis) engraved (helmet)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sallet, salade(noun)

    a light medieval helmet with a slit for vision

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sallet(noun)

    a light kind of helmet, with or without a visor, introduced during the 15th century

  2. Sallet(noun)

    alt. of Salleting

Freebase

  1. Sallet

    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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