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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aventail  \Av"en*tail\,  n.  [OF.  esventail  Cf  {Ventail}.] 
  The  movable  front  to  a  helmet;  the  ventail. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aventail 
  n  :  a  medieval  hood  of  mail  suspended  from  a  basinet  to  protect 
  the  head  and  neck  [syn:  {camail},  {ventail}] 




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