Definitions for ventailˈvɛn teɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. camail, aventail, ventail(noun)

    a medieval hood of mail suspended from a basinet to protect the head and neck


  1. ventail(Noun)

    A piece of armour used to protect the neck.

  2. ventail(Noun)

    The movable front part of a helmet, originally including the visor but later specifically the separate lower section.

  3. ventail(Noun)

    That part of a mediaeval helmet which is intended for the admission of air.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ventail(noun)

    that part of a helmet which is intended for the admission of air, -- sometimes in the visor

  2. Origin: [OF. ventaille, F. ventail. See Ventilate, and cf. Aventail.]

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