What does the word helmet mean?

Usage examples for helmet

  1. And he had evidently planned it so, for he took off his helmet and waved it, and stuck it on his rifle and waved it again, and then suddenly clapped it on his head and threw his gun to his shoulder. – Notes of a War Correspondent by Richard Harding Davis
  2. The youth nevertheless escaped from them, but his horse leapt so violently that the helmet fell from the youth's head, and they could see that he had golden hair. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  3. Put on your helmet, and I'll show you. – Rebels of the Red Planet by Charles Louis Fontenay