heaume

noun

ˈhōm
plural -s
: a large helmet chiefly of the 13th century worn over a hood of mail or close-fitting steel cap and supported by the shoulders rather than the head

Word History

Etymology

Middle French, from Old French helme

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“Heaume.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heaume. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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