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Princeton's WordNet

  1. armetnoun

    a medieval helmet with a visor and a neck guard


  1. armetnoun

    A type of mediaeval full-face helmet

Webster Dictionary

  1. Armetnoun

    a kind of helmet worn in the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries

    Etymology: [F., dim. of arme arm, or corrupted for healmet helmet.]


  1. Armet

    Armet is the name of a type of helmet which was developed in the 15th century. It was extensively used in Italy, France, England, the Low Countries, Spain and Hungary. It was distinguished by being the first helmet of its era to completely enclose the head while being compact and light enough to move with the wearer. Its use was essentially restricted to the fully armoured man-at-arms.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Armet

    är′met, n. a helmet introduced about 1450 in place of the basinet, consisting of an iron cap, spreading over the back of the neck, having in front the visor, beaver, and gorget. [Fr.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. armet

    (Fr.). A helmet or head-piece much in use in the 16th century, and worn with or without the beaver.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of armet in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of armet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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