noun \ˈkask\

Definition of CASQUE

:  a piece of armor for the head :  helmet
:  an anatomical structure (as the horny outgrowth on the head of a cassowary) suggestive of a helmet

Origin of CASQUE

Middle French — more at cask
First Known Use: 1580

Other Military Terms

bivouac, logistics, petard, salient, sally, supernumerary, tactical

Rhymes with CASQUE


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