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[n] a light medieval helmet with a slit for vision

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\Sal"let\ (s[a^]l"l[e^]t), n. [F. salade, Sp. celada, or It. celata, fr. L. (cassis) caelata, fr. caelare, caelatum, to engrave in relief. So called from the figures engraved upon it.] A light kind of helmet, with or without a visor, introduced during the 15th century. [Written also {salade}.] Then he must have a sallet wherewith his head may be saved. --Latimer.
\Sal"let\, Salleting \Sal"let*ing\, n. Salad. [Obs.] --Shak.

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