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bal·a·cla·va

 (băl′ə-klä′və)
n.
A knitted cap covering the head and neck with an opening for the eyes or face, used as cold-weather gear especially by soldiers, mountain climbers, and skiers.

[After Balaklava.]
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Balaclava

(ˌbæləˈklɑːvə) or

Balaclava helmet

n
(Clothing & Fashion) (often not capitals) a close-fitting woollen hood that covers the ears and neck, as originally worn by soldiers in the Crimean War
[C19: named after Balaklava]
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bal•a•cla•va

(ˌbæl əˈklɑ və)

n., pl. -vas.
a knitted cap that covers the head, neck, and upper shoulders.
[1880–85; after Balaklava]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.balaclava - a cap that is close-fitting and woolen and covers all of the head but the facebalaclava - a cap that is close-fitting and woolen and covers all of the head but the face
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
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balaclava

[ˌbæləˈklɑːvə] N (also balaclava helmet) → pasamontañas m inv
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balaclava

[ˌbæləˈklɑːvə] n (= hat) → passe-montagne m; (child's)cagoule f
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Balaclava

n (also Balaclava helmet)Kapuzenmütze f
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balaclava

[ˌbæləˈklɑːvə] n (also balaclava helmet) → passamontagna m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995