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bascinet


bascinet


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bascinet  \Bas"ci*net\,  n.  [OE.  bacinet  basnet,  OF  bassinet, 
  bacinet  F.  bassinet,  dim.  of  OF  bacin,  F.  bassin,  a  helmet 
  in  the  form  of  a  basin.] 
  A  light  helmet,  at  first  open  but  later  made  with  a  visor. 
  [Written  also  {basinet},  {bassinet},  {basnet}.]