Umbrere
Umbrere Um*brere, Umbriere Um*briere, n. [F. ombre a shade, L. umbra; cf. F. ombrelle a sunshade, OF. also ombri[`e]re. See {Umbrella}.] In ancient armor, a visor, or projection like the peak of a cap, to which a face guard was sometimes attached. This was sometimes fixed, and sometimes moved freely upon the helmet and could be raised like the beaver. Called also {umber}, and umbril. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

But only vented up her umbriere. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • umber — Umbrere Um*brere, Umbriere Um*briere, n. [F. ombre a shade, L. umbra; cf. F. ombrelle a sunshade, OF. also ombri[ e]re. See {Umbrella}.] In ancient armor, a visor, or projection like the peak of a cap, to which a face guard was sometimes attached …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Umbriere — Umbrere Um*brere, Umbriere Um*briere, n. [F. ombre a shade, L. umbra; cf. F. ombrelle a sunshade, OF. also ombri[ e]re. See {Umbrella}.] In ancient armor, a visor, or projection like the peak of a cap, to which a face guard was sometimes attached …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Burnt umber — Umber Um ber, n. [F. ombre ocherous ore of iron, terre d ombre, It. terra d ombra, literally, earth of shadow or shade, L. umbra shadow, shade. Cf. {Umber}, 3 & 4, {Umbrage}.] 1. (Paint.) A brown or reddish pigment used in both oil and water… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burnt umber — Umber Um ber, n. [F. ombre ocherous ore of iron, terre d ombre, It. terra d ombra, literally, earth of shadow or shade, L. umbra shadow, shade. Cf. {Umber}, 3 & 4, {Umbrage}.] 1. (Paint.) A brown or reddish pigment used in both oil and water… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cologne umber — Umber Um ber, n. [F. ombre ocherous ore of iron, terre d ombre, It. terra d ombra, literally, earth of shadow or shade, L. umbra shadow, shade. Cf. {Umber}, 3 & 4, {Umbrage}.] 1. (Paint.) A brown or reddish pigment used in both oil and water… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • German umber — Umber Um ber, n. [F. ombre ocherous ore of iron, terre d ombre, It. terra d ombra, literally, earth of shadow or shade, L. umbra shadow, shade. Cf. {Umber}, 3 & 4, {Umbrage}.] 1. (Paint.) A brown or reddish pigment used in both oil and water… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • raw umber — Umber Um ber, n. [F. ombre ocherous ore of iron, terre d ombre, It. terra d ombra, literally, earth of shadow or shade, L. umbra shadow, shade. Cf. {Umber}, 3 & 4, {Umbrage}.] 1. (Paint.) A brown or reddish pigment used in both oil and water… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scopus umbretta — Umber Um ber, n. [F. ombre ocherous ore of iron, terre d ombre, It. terra d ombra, literally, earth of shadow or shade, L. umbra shadow, shade. Cf. {Umber}, 3 & 4, {Umbrage}.] 1. (Paint.) A brown or reddish pigment used in both oil and water… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Umber — Um ber, n. [F. ombre ocherous ore of iron, terre d ombre, It. terra d ombra, literally, earth of shadow or shade, L. umbra shadow, shade. Cf. {Umber}, 3 & 4, {Umbrage}.] 1. (Paint.) A brown or reddish pigment used in both oil and water colors,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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