Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
BASNET, n. A steel head-piece, a helmet. Arch.
Sc.  Scott The Monastery (1867) xxxvi.:
“So, youngster,” said he, looking at Glendinning, and seeing his military dress, “thou hast ta'en the basnet at last?” Fif. 1881 C. Gulland Sc. Ballads 65:
His basnet and habergeon shone, As they had been of silver bricht.
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