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. 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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • umbriere — /umˈbri ēr/ (Spenser) noun A visor (also umˈbrere, umˈbril or umˈbrel) ORIGIN: OFr ombriere, ombrel shade …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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