Definitions for salletˈsæl ɪt
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