Definitions for ventailˈvɛn teɪl
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camail, aventail, ventail(noun)
a medieval hood of mail suspended from a basinet to protect the head and neck
A piece of armour used to protect the neck.
The movable front part of a helmet, originally including the visor but later specifically the separate lower section.
That part of a mediaeval helmet which is intended for the admission of air.
that part of a helmet which is intended for the admission of air, -- sometimes in the visor
Origin: [OF. ventaille, F. ventail. See Ventilate, and cf. Aventail.]
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