from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large helmet extended to and rested on the shoulders, worn in the 12th and 13th centuries.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a large medieval helmet supported on the shoulders; called also helm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In medieval armor, a helm or helmet; specifically, a large helmet worn during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, usually over an inner defense, such as the coif of mail, or the basinet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a large medieval helmet supported on the shoulders


Old French helme (Middle French heaulme, modern French heaume). (Wiktionary)



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