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casque


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Casque  \Casque\,  n.  [F.  casque,  fr  Sp  casco  See  {Cask}.] 
  A  piece  of  defensive  or  ornamental  armor  (with  or  without  a 
  vizor)  for  the  head  and  neck;  a  helmet. 
 
  His  casque  overshadowed  with  brilliant  plumes. 
  --Prescott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  casque 
  n  :  (15-16th  century)  any  armor  for  the  head;  usually  ornate 
  without  a  visor 




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