vizor

Definitions:

  • None
  • To cover with a vizor, in any sense.
  • Formerly, a mask concealing the face; hence, in general, any disguise or means of concealment.
  • In more modern usage, the movable front of the helmet in general; more accurately, the upper movable part. Where there are two it is also called <internalXref urlencoded="nasal">nasal</internalXref>. See cuts under <internalXref urlencoded="armet">armet</internalXref> and <em>helmet.</em>
  • The countenance; visage.
  • The fore piece of a cap, projecting over and protecting the eyes.
  • See <xref urlencoded="visor">visor</xref>.
  • a <xref>visor</xref>
  • a piece of armor plate (with eye slits) fixed or hinged to a medieval helmet to protect the face
  • a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes
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