Vent"ail (?), n. [OF. ventaille, F. ventail. See Ventilate, and cf. Aventail.]

That part of a helmet which is intended for the admission of air, -- sometimes in the visor.

Spenser.

Her ventail up so high that he descried Her goodly visage and her beauty's pride. Fairfax.

 

© Webster 1913.

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