dishelm

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dis- +‎ helm

Verb[edit]

dishelm (third-person singular simple present dishelms, present participle dishelming, simple past and past participle dishelmed)

  1. (poetic) To deprive of a helmet.
    Lying stark, dishelmed and mute, and motionlessly pale. — Tennyson.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.