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SAL'LET, n. A head-piece or helmet.


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SAL'LET, n. A head-piece or helmet.


SAL'LET, n. [Fr. salade.]

A head-piece or helmet. – Chaucer.

  1. A light kind of helmet, with or without a visor, introduced during the 15th century.

    [Written also salade.]

    Then he must have a sallet wherewith his head may be saved. Latimer.

  2. Salad.

    [Obs.] Shak.
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SAL'LET, noun A head-piece or helmet.

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1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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SYNNEURO'SIS, n. [Gr. a nerve.] In anatomy, the connection of parts by means of ligaments, as in the movable joints.

1. In church history, a council or meeting of ecclesiastics to consult on matters of religion. Synods are of four kinds, 1. General or ecumenical, which are composed of bishops from different nations. 2. National, in which the bishops of one nation only meet, to determine points of doctrine or discipline. 3. Provincial, in which the bishops of one province only meet. This is called a convocation. 4. Diocesan.

In Scotland, a synod is composed of several adjoining presbyteries. The members are the ministers, and a ruling elder from each parish. A synod in the United States is constituted in like manner as in Scotland.

2. A meeting, convention or council; as a synod of gods.

Let us call to synod all the blest.

3. In astronomy, a conjunction of two or more planets or stars in the same optical place of the heavens.

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