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Meaning of casque by Wiktionary Dictionary

casque


    Etymology

    From French casque .

    Noun

    casque ( plural: casques )

    1. A visorless helmet .
    2. A hard structure on the head of some birds, such as the hornbill or cassowary .

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Explanation of casque by Wordnet Dictionary

casque


    Noun
    1. ( 15-16th century ) any armor for the head



    Definition of casque by GCIDE Dictionary

    casque


    1. Casque ( k╚žsk ), 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.