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    • the flap or flexible the main bonnet of…
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aventail definition

  • noun:
    • the flap or flexible the main bonnet of post, which when unfastened permitted the hood to drop upon the shoulders.
    • The movable front side to a helmet; the ventail.
    • The movable front to a helmet; the ventail.
    • a medieval bonnet of mail suspended from a basinet to guard the head and neck
    • the flap or adjustable area of the hood of mail, which whenever unfastened allowed the bonnet to drop upon the arms.
    • The movable front to a helmet; the ventail.
    • The movable front side to a helmet; the ventail.
    • a medieval hood of post suspended from a basinet to safeguard the pinnacle and neck
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