Definition of Ventail

1. Noun. A medieval hood of mail suspended from a basinet to protect the head and neck.

Exact synonyms: Aventail, Camail
Group relationships: Basinet
Generic synonyms: Hood



Definition of Ventail

1. n. That part of a helmet which is intended for the admission of air, -- sometimes in the visor.

2. n. That part of a helmet which is intended for the admission of air, -- sometimes in the visor.

Definition of Ventail

1. Noun. (obsolete) A piece of armour used to protect the neck. ¹

2. Noun. (historical) The movable front part of a helmet, originally including the visor but later specifically the separate lower section. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete rare) That part of a mediaeval helmet which is intended for the admission of air. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ventail

1. the adjustable front of a medieval helmet [n -S]

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