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an open helmet, usually having a peak and hinged cheek pieces, and often accompanied by a buffe.
Historical Examples

A Complete Guide to Heraldry Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
The Romance of Words (4th ed.) Ernest Weekley
Spanish Arms and Armour Albert F. Calvert
Armour in England J. Starkie Gardner
Armour in England J. Starkie Gardner
Armour & Weapons Charles John Ffoulkes
Armour & Weapons Charles John Ffoulkes
Armour & Weapons Charles John Ffoulkes
Armour & Weapons Charles John Ffoulkes
Spanish Arms and Armour Albert F. Calvert

a light 16th-century helmet, usually made of steel, with hinged cheekpieces


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