Definitions for "Barbette"
A mound of earth or a platform in a fortification, on which guns are mounted to fire over the parapet.
A column of armor that protects the ammunition hoist, and upon which the turret rotates.
(formerly) a mound of earth inside a fort from which heavy gun can be fired over the parapet
Keywords:  chin, linen, attire, fillet, nun
A piece of white linen pinned to a woman's hair at each side of the head and draped around the chin and in front of the neck. Survives in nun's attire. Worn in the 13th and 14th centuries.
band put under chin and fastened on the top of the head, worn by women, 12th-14th centuries.
(late 12c.,13c. and early 14c. ) Linen chin band, pinned in position on top of the head. Illustration shows the FILLET, a stiffened band of linen, wound over the BARBETTE covered with a small veil.