masked ball


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masked ball

n.
A ball at which masks are worn.

masked ball

n
a ball at which masks are worn

masked′ ball′


n.
a ball at which masks are worn.
[1770–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.masked ball - a ball at which guests wear costumes and masksmasked ball - a ball at which guests wear costumes and masks
formal, ball - a lavish dance requiring formal attire
masque, masquerade, masquerade party, mask - a party of guests wearing costumes and masks
Translations

masked ball

nMaskenball m

masked ball

[ˈmɑːsktˌbɔːl] nballo in maschera, ballo mascherato
References in classic literature ?
It was towards the close of the fifth or sixth month of his seclusion, and while the pestilence raged most furiously abroad, that the Prince Prospero entertained his thousand friends at a masked ball of the most unusual magnificence.
The same night--also in Edinburgh--there was a masked ball, given by somebody whose name I forget.
It was not a masked ball, as some folks wanted to persuade you.
Freddie Drummond did not care for dancing, but Bill Totts never missed the nights at the various dancing clubs, such as The Magnolia, The Western Star, and The Elite; while he won a massive silver cup, standing thirty inches high, for being the best-sustained character at the Butchers and Meat Workers' annual grand masked ball.
The Count of San-Felice announced a grand masked ball, to which all that were distinguished in Rome were invited.
Hop-Frog, in especial, was so inventive in the way of getting up pageants, suggesting novel characters, and arranging costumes, for masked balls, that nothing could be done, it seems, without his assistance.
Devoted to masked balls during the carnival, they seek their luck there, though it often escapes them.
to impress at the Club Noir Halloween Masked Ball tonight at the O2 Academy in Glasgow.
30pm to take part in a free, twisted Latin-inspired evening of free macabre activities and a masked ball as part of its month-long Festival of the Dead.
They're organising a black tie masked ball and charity dinner at Beaufort park Hotel, Mold, on January 31, 7.
The Noah's Ark Children's Hospital for Wales appeal is holding a Masked Ball Gala Evening at House of Fraser on November 12.
THE imposing Verona House, the masked ball and the Capulet heiress whose celestial beauty stole and broke many a heart -- the Romeo and Juliet Opera by Charles Gounod which turned Shakespeare's timeless love tale into a musical opus in 1841, is being brought to the Capital for the first time ever, by the Neemrana Music Foundation.