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 for vizor
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     3. The fore piece of a cap, projecting over, and protecting
        the eyes.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Vizor \Viz"or\, n.
     See Visor.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  vizor
      n 1: a piece of armor plate (with eye slits) fixed or hinged to
           a medieval helmet to protect the face [syn: visor,
           vizor]
      2: a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he
         pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead" [syn:
         bill, peak, eyeshade, visor, vizor]

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