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Meaning of CASQUE

Pronunciation:  kask

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (15-16th century) any armor for the head; usually ornate without a visor
 

CASQUE is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: body armor, body armour, casquet, casquetel, cataphract, coat of mail, helmet, suit of armor, suit of armour

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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