ski mask

noun

Definition of ski mask

: a knit fabric mask that covers the head, has openings for the eyes, mouth, and sometimes the nose, and is worn especially by skiers for protection from the cold

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Sarah Coursey said the incident began around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday when two suspects wearing ski masks forced their way into a AT&T store at gunpoint and stole several items before driving away. Cristóbal Reyes, orlandosentinel.com, "Armed robbery suspect dead in Pine Hills following vehicle pursuit that began in Lake County, deputies say," 5 Sep. 2019 Police identified him when an officer found a photo from Aug. 17 that showed Zamora in the same shirt with a rainbow ski mask hanging from his belt, the affidavit says. Washington Post, "Police in Oregon make more arrests in mass protest," 30 Aug. 2019 The third is described by police as a Hispanic man who was wearing a black ski mask and a gray Aeropostale hoodie during one of the burglaries. Dallas News, "Dallas police need help identifying trio suspected in 6 business burglaries in Rylie area," 27 Aug. 2019 An employee of K&L Liquors & Pantry, 1351 Wind Energy Pass, reported to police that two men, dressed in black and wearing ski masks, entered the business at 10:50 p.m. Wednesday, Batavia police said in a news release. Chicago Tribune, Aurora Beacon-News, "Two men with baseball bat rob Batavia liquor store," 13 June 2019 The Guard had previously released video of the incident showing Iranian commandos in black ski masks and fatigues rappelling from a helicopter onto the ship. Washington Post, "New video from Iran shows Guard warning away UK warship," 30 July 2019 The Guard had previously released video of the incident showing Iranian commandos in black ski masks and fatigues rappelling from a helicopter onto the Stena Impero. CBS News, "Video shows Iranian guard warning U.K. warship on day tanker was seized: "Don't put your life in danger"," 29 July 2019 Video posted online showed Iranian soldiers in black ski masks sweeping onto the ship in the Strait of Hormuz. John Bacon, USA TODAY, "'Alter your course': Dramatic audio released of Iran seizing British ship," 21 July 2019 New dramatic footage released by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Saturday purportedly shows their commandos in black ski masks and fatigues rappelling from a helicopter onto a British oil tanker seized in the Strait of Hormuz. Fox News, "New footage by Iran purportedly shows commandos rappelling onto UK-flagged oil tanker," 20 July 2019

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First Known Use of ski mask

1966, in the meaning defined above

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ski mask

noun

English Language Learners Definition of ski mask

: a knitted fabric mask that covers your head, has openings for your eyes, mouth, and sometimes your nose, and is worn especially by skiers for protection from the cold

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