burgonet (n.) Old form(s): Burganet
[type of] small light helmet
2H6 V.i.200[Clifford to Warwick] I'll write upon thy burgonet
2H6 V.i.204[Warwick to Clifford] This day I'll wear aloft my burgonet
AC I.v.24[Cleopatra to Charmian, of Antony] the arm / And burgonet of men [F burganet] [i.e. pre-eminent defender]
E3 IV.iv.83[Prince Edward to Herald] My tongue ... shall beg / My mercy on his coward burgonet
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