What does the word vizor mean?

Usage examples for vizor

  1. He was represented to be a young man, but of a fierce and hideous aspect; the under part of his face was covered with his black beard, and he always wore on his head a huge heavy cap, which covered his brows, shaded his eyes from sight, and concealed his face nearly as effectually as a vizor. – La Vendée An Historical Romance by Anthony Trollope
  2. The Cymrian starts, and stays his lifted hand, 76 For at that name from Harold's vizor shone Genevra's eyes! – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  3. The king raised his fingers to the vizor of his helmet in acknowledgment of their salute. – The Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs