some protective or decorative armor with or without a vizor when it comes to mind and neck a helmet
- (15-16th century) any armor when it comes to mind; generally embellished without a visor
- a bit of protective or decorative armor (with or without a vizor) when it comes to mind and neck; a helmet.
"armor the mind," 1570s, from French casque (see cask).
Of a fourth opinion the most conspicuous representative was the Tsarevich, who could not forget his disillusionment at Austerlitz, where he had ridden out at the head of the Guards, in his casque and cavalry uniform as to a review, expecting to crush the French gallantly; but unexpectedly finding himself in the front line had narrowly escaped amid the general confusion.