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Helmet Hel"met, n. [OF. helmet, a dim of helme, F. heaume; of Teutonic origin; cf. G. helm, akin to AS. & OS. helm, D. helm, helmet, Icel. hj[=a]lmr, Sw. hjelm, Dan. hielm, Goth. hilms; and prob. from the root of AS. helan to hide, to hele; cf. also Lith. szalmas, Russ. shleme, Skr. [,c]arman protection. [root]17. Cf. Hele, Hell, Helm a helmet.] 1. (Armor) A defensive covering for the head. See Casque, Headpiece, Morion, Sallet, and Illust. of Beaver. 2. (Her.) The representation of a helmet over shields or coats of arms, denoting gradations of rank by modifications of form. 3. A helmet-shaped hat, made of cork, felt, metal, or other suitable material, worn as part of the uniform of soldiers, firemen, etc., also worn in hot countries as a protection from the heat of the sun. 4. That which resembles a helmet in form, position, etc.; as: (a) (Chem.) The upper part of a retort. --Boyle. (b) (Bot.) The hood-formed upper sepal or petal of some flowers, as of the monkshood or the snapdragon. (c) (Zo["o]l.) A naked shield or protuberance on the top or fore part of the head of a bird. Helmet beetle (Zo["o]l.), a leaf-eating beetle of the family Chrysomelid[ae], having a short, broad, and flattened body. Many species are known. Helmet shell (Zo["o]l.), one of many species of tropical marine univalve shells belonging to Cassis and allied genera. Many of them are large and handsome; several are used for cutting as cameos, and hence are called cameo shells. See King conch. Helmet shrike (Zo["o]l.), an African wood shrike of the genus Prionodon, having a large crest.

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- A cameo role or cameo appearance (/ˈkæmioʊ/; often shortened to just cameo) is a brief appearance or voice part of a well known person in a work of the...
- Cameo or CAMEO may refer to: Cameo (carving), method of carving, or an item (such as jewelry) made with the cameo method Cameo (website), website allowing...
- Cameo is an American soul-influenced funk group that formed in 1974. Cameo was initially a 14-member group known as the New York City Players; this name...
- discography do****ents albums and singles released by American R&B/Funk band Cameo. Nasty (1996, Intersound) Live: Word Up (1998, Universal) Original Artist...
- Cameo is an American video-sharing website headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Cameo was created in 2016 by Steven Galanis, Martin Blencowe, and Devon...
- Cameo (/ˈkæmioʊ/) is a method of carving an object such as an engraved gem, item of jewellery or vessel. It nearly always features a raised (positive)...
- English film director Alfred Hitch**** made cameo appearances in 40 of his 52 surviving major films (his second film, The Mountain Eagle, is lost). For...
- On the evening of 19 March 1949, the Cameo cinema in Liverpool, England, was the scene of a brutal double murder which led to a miscarriage of justice...
- Cameo gl**** is a luxury form of gl**** art produced by cameo etching and carving through fused layers of differently colored gl**** to produce designs,...
- The following is a list of cameo appearances by Stan Lee (December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018), in Marvel Comics films, television shows and video games...
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