Bascinet
Bascinet Bas"ci*net, n. [OE. bacinet, basnet, OF. bassinet, bacinet, F. bassinet, dim. of OF. bacin, F. bassin, a helmet in the form of a basin.] A light helmet, at first open, but later made with a visor. [Written also {basinet}, {bassinet}, {basnet}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Bascinet — The bascinet was a Medieval European open faced military helmet, typically fitted with an aventail and hinged visor. It evolved from the cervelliere.The term is also written as bassinet or basinet . The earliest versions of the bascinet, at the… …   Wikipedia

  • Bascinet — An open faced helmet made out of steel. ♦ A fourteenth century open faced helmet of globular or pointed shape, which extended downwards to protect the cheeks and the back of the neck. An aventail was added c. 1320 and a pointed visor after 1350.… …   Medieval glossary

  • bascinet — variant of basinet * * * bascinet variant of basinet …   Useful english dictionary

  • bascinet — noun A light helmet, at first open, but later made with a visor …   Wiktionary

  • basinet — Bascinet Bas ci*net, n. [OE. bacinet, basnet, OF. bassinet, bacinet, F. bassinet, dim. of OF. bacin, F. bassin, a helmet in the form of a basin.] A light helmet, at first open, but later made with a visor. [Written also {basinet}, {bassinet},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • basnet — Bascinet Bas ci*net, n. [OE. bacinet, basnet, OF. bassinet, bacinet, F. bassinet, dim. of OF. bacin, F. bassin, a helmet in the form of a basin.] A light helmet, at first open, but later made with a visor. [Written also {basinet}, {bassinet},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bassinet — Bascinet Bas ci*net, n. [OE. bacinet, basnet, OF. bassinet, bacinet, F. bassinet, dim. of OF. bacin, F. bassin, a helmet in the form of a basin.] A light helmet, at first open, but later made with a visor. [Written also {basinet}, {bassinet},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Basinet — [bascinet, basnet]. A metal helmet, often with visor or *aventail. [< OldFr. bacin = basin + et as a dim.] Cf. Armet; Visor1 …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Hounskull — A hounskull, called in Germany a hundsgugel , was a form of steel helmet worn in Europe in the Middle Ages, almost invariably by knights and other mounted men at arms, from the middle of the 14th century until approximately 1420. It offered… …   Wikipedia

  • Grand Bacinet — Angaben Waffenart: Schutzwaffe Bezeichnungen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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