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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A light medieval helmet with a slit for vision.

Usage examples (34)
  • For starters, we'll have a "sallet" -- salad -- from Margaret Huntington Hooker's 1896 book, "Early American Cookery," reprinted in 1981 by Americana Review.
  • III. -- and find at their place of supper nothing but a 'sallet' and two or three bones of mutton provided for ten of us, 'which was very strange.
  • I do look now for a Spanish fig, or an Italian sallet, daily.
  • From the ventilating slot in the visor of his pink-glass sallet came a faint sob. for more
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