sallet
Noun

sallet (plural sallets)

  1. (historical) A type of light spherical helmet
    • 1896, William Morris, The Well at the World's End, Book IV, Chapter 29
      Ursula wore that day a hauberk under her gown, and was helmed with a sallet...
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sallet (plural sallets)

  1. Archaic form of salad#English|salad.
    • 1602 : Hamlet by William Shakespeare, act 2 scene 2 lines 378-383
      I remember one said there were no sallets in the lines to make the matter savoury nor no matter in the phrase that might indict the author of affection, but called it an honest method, as wholesome as sweet, and by very much more handsome than fine.
    • 1682, A perfect school of Instructions for the Officers of the Mouth
      To make Sallet of Lemon pill, or green Citron. You must have your Lemon Pill preserved very green, Rasp it into a Dish, and raise it up lightly with a Fork […]



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