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: a late and perfected medieval helmet of many light parts closing neatly round the head by means of hinges following the contour of chin and neck

Word History


Middle French, modification (influenced by arme arm, weapon) of Old Spanish almete, from Old French helmet

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“Armet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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