Vis"or (?), n. [OE. visere, F. visiere, fr. OF. vis. See Visage, Vision.] [Written also visar, visard, vizard, and vizor.]
A part of a helmet, arranged so as to lift or open, and so show the face. The openings for seeing and breathing are generally in it.
A mask used to disfigure or disguise.
"My very visor
began to assume life."
My weaker government since, makes you pull off the visor.
Sir P. Sidney.
The fore piece of a cap, projecting over, and protecting the eyes.
© Webster 1913.