Definition of Heaume

1. Noun. A large medieval helmet supported on the shoulders.

Generic synonyms: Helmet



Definition of Heaume

1. a medieval helmet [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heaume

heatseeker
heatseekers
heatshield
heatshields
heatsink
heatsinks
heatspot
heatspots
heatstroke
heatstrokes
heatwave
heatwaves
heauen
heauenly
heauens
heaume (current term)
heaumes
heav'n
heav'nly
heave
heave-ho
heave-to
heave up
heaved
heaven
heaven-sent
heaven forbid
heaven forfend
heaven helps those who help themselves
heaven knows

Literary usage of Heaume

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Thereupon the heaume became, by degrees, the special head-dress of the tournament, ... Types of the later, partly tilling, heaume are shown in figs. ..."

2. A New and Enlarged Military Dictionary, Or, Alphabetical Explanation of ...by Charles James by Charles James (1805)
"The heaume, ai we have observed above, covered the face. ... heaume, Fr. A word derived from the German, which formerly signified tasque, or helmet. ..."

3. A Military Dictionary: Or, Explaination of the Several Systems of Discipline by William Duane (1810)
"heaume, Fr. A word derived from the Cernían, which formerly signified ... The heaume was not only worn hy the chevaliers or knights when they wem ti> war, ..."

4. The English Turf: A Record of Horses and Courses by Charles Richardson (1901)
"Another very good Hermit horse was heaume, who started first favourite for the St. Leger of 1890. This race was won by Memoir, and it will doubtless be ..."

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