Um*brere, Um*briere (?), n. [F. ombre a shade, L. umbra; cf. F. ombrelle a sunshade, OF. also ombriere. See Umbrella.]

In ancient armor, a visor, or projection like the peak of a cap, to which a face guard was sometimes attached. This was sometimes fixed, and sometimes moved freely upon the helmet and could be raised like the beaver. Called also umber, and umbril.

[Obs.]

But only vented up her umbriere. Spenser.

 

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