ETYM French casque, from Spanish casco See Cask.
(15-16th century) Any armor for the head; usually ornate without a visor.
1. A piece of armor for the head; helmet.
2. An anatomical structure (as the horny outgrowth on the head of a cassowary) suggestive of a helmet.
Šlem, metalna zaštitna kapa (lat.)