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balaclava

noun bal·a·cla·va \ˌba-lə-ˈklä-və, -ˈkla-\

: a warm hat that covers the head, neck, and most of the face

Full Definition of BALACLAVA

:  a knit cap for the head and neck —called also balaclava helmet

Origin of BALACLAVA

Balaclava, Crimea, site of a British encampment during the Crimean War
First Known Use: 1941

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

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