Definitions for salletˈsæl ɪt

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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

  3. Origin: [F. salade, Sp. celada, or It. celata, fr. L. (cassis) caelata, fr. caelare, caelatum, to engrave in relief. So called from the figures engraved upon it.]


  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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