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helmet
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 7
1. A defensive covering for the head. See Casque, Headpiece, Morion, Sallet, and Illust. of Beaver.
2. The representation of a helmet over shields or coats of arms, denoting gradations of rank by modifications of form.
3. A helmet- shaped hat, made of cork, felt, metal, or other suitable material, worn as part of the uniform of soldiers, firemen, etc., also worn in hot countries as a protection from the heat of the sun.
4. That which resembles a helmet in form, position, etc.
6. The hood- formed upper sepal or petal of some flowers, as of the monkshood or the snapdragon.
7. A naked shield or protuberance on the top or fore part of the head of a bird.
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