Balmoral


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Bal·mor·al

 (băl-môr′əl, -mŏr′-)
n.
1. A brimless Scottish cap that has a flat, round top and usually a pompom attached to the center.
2. often balmoral A heavy, laced walking shoe.

[After Balmoral Castle in northeast Scotland.]

Balmoral

(bælˈmɒrəl)
n (sometimes not capital)
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a laced walking shoe
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a 19th-century woollen petticoat, worn showing below the skirt
3. (Clothing & Fashion) Also called: bluebonnet a Scottish brimless hat traditionally of dark blue wool with a cockade and plume on one side
[C19: named after Balmoral Castle]

Balmoral

(bælˈmɒrəl)
n
(Placename) a castle in NE Scotland, in SW Aberdeenshire: a private residence of the British sovereign

bal•mor•al

(bælˈmɔr əl, -ˈmɒr əl)

n.
1. a woman's short walking boot with laces, worn in the 19th century.
2. (often cap.) a wide, brimless Scottish cap.
[1855–60; after Balmoral Castle in Scotland]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Balmoral - a sturdy laced walking shoebalmoral - a sturdy laced walking shoe    
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
2.Balmoral - a brimless dark blue Scottish cap with a flat top and a plume on one sideBalmoral - a brimless dark blue Scottish cap with a flat top and a plume on one side
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
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Aloysius Doran, the Duchess of Balmoral, Lord Backwater, Lord Eustace and Lady Clara St.
The pin that had been his from boyhood, where he had flung his balmoral when he loitered home from the Academy, and his first hat when he came briskly back from college or the office - his pin was occupied.
Sir Launcelot met up with old King Agrivance of Ireland unexpectedly last weok over on the moor south of Sir Balmoral le Merveilleuse's hog dasture.
It came out in evidence that, in partnership with Colonel Moran, he had actually won as much as four hundred and twenty pounds in a sitting, some weeks before, from Godfrey Milner and Lord Balmoral.
THE Royal Ulster Agricultural Society and Ulster Bank have officially kickstarted the countdown to this year's 150th Balmoral Show.
POPULAR cruises from Swansea to Devon have been cancelled after it was revealed that huge repairs are needed on historic passenger ship the MV Balmoral.
CRUISE sailings from Liverpool to North Wales on the MV Balmoral have been cancelled for 2018 after it was revealed major repairs are needed on the historic ship.
POPULAR cruises from Wales to Devon have been postponed after it was revealed that huge repairs are needed on historic passenger ship the MV Balmoral.
THESE pictures offer a preview on board MV Balmoral, the ship which will be ferrying holiday-makers and tourists from Liverpool to Llandudno this summer.
But for 48 hours, Balmoral will be the most upmarket campsite in Britain - by Royal Appointment - at a cost of PS25 a head.