visor

Visor \Vis"or\, n. [OE. visere, F. visi[`e]re, fr. OF. vis. See {Visage}, {Vision}.] [Written also {visar}, {visard}, {vizard}, and {vizor}.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. A mask used to disfigure or disguise. ``My very visor began to assume life.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster] My weaker government since, makes you pull off the visor. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 3. The fore piece of a cap, projecting over, and protecting the eyes. [1913 Webster]