burgonet

noun
bur·​go·​net | \ ˈbər-gə-nət How to pronounce burgonet (audio) , ˌbər-gə-ˈnet How to pronounce burgonet (audio) \

Definition of burgonet

: a close-fitting 16th century helmet with cheek guards

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Examples of burgonet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Why is Lucy Worsley whispering from beneath her Tudor-era burgonet helmet, dressed as a Yeoman of the Guard and spilling royal beans? John Anderson, WSJ, 27 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of burgonet

circa 1567, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for burgonet

modification of Middle French bourguignotte

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The first known use of burgonet was circa 1567

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“Burgonet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burgonet. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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