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  1. bascinet(Noun)

    A light helmet, at first open, but later made with a visor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bascinet(noun)

    a light helmet, at first open, but later made with a visor


  1. Bascinet

    The bascinet was a Medieval European open-faced military helmet. It evolved from a type of iron or steel skullcap, but had a more pointed apex to the skull, and it extended downwards at the rear and sides to afford protection for the neck. A mail curtain was usually attached to the lower edge of the helmet to protect the throat, neck and shoulders. A visor was often employed from ca. 1330 to protect the exposed face. Early in the fifteenth century, the camail began to be replaced by a plate metal gorget, giving rise to the so-called "great bascinet".

Anagrams for bascinet »

  1. cabinets

  2. bacinets

  3. bisecant


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bascinet in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bascinet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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