costume ball


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costume ball

nballo in maschera or in costume
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Such disappointments only gave greater zest to the nights when we acted charades, or had a costume ball in the back parlour, with Sally always dressed like a boy.
On one occasion he took up the study of jewels, and appeared at a costume ball as Anne de Joyeuse, Admiral of France, in a dress covered with five hundred and sixty pearls.
The Duke and Duchess of Dorchester lost half the portable pieces of their historic plate on the very night of their Graces' almost equally historic costume ball. The Kenworthy diamonds were taken in broad daylight, during the excitement of a charitable meeting on the ground floor, and the gifts of her belted bridegroom to Lady May Paulton while the outer air was thick with a prismatic shower of confetti.
In addition to education and trade show floor, events during the weekend conference include a large costume ball, local haunted tours and a horror movie night.
Cinema screening of horror films and a family-friendly costume ball on Friday night added to the packed programme.
The result is bloated, especially a pageant-like final act at a seemingly endless costume ball -- yet the early scenes are funny and the middle section, with Javier and Toby on the road, hits some remarkable notes, all happy tangents and surprising connections.
She's resurrected the Beaux-Arts Ball, a costume ball and fund raiser that was popular in the 1950s and '60s, and developed a fashion summer camp for children and teens (which currently has a waiting list for all four sessions).
The event's finale took place on Saturday night with a grand costume ball where the best dressed sci-fi fans took part in a catwalk show.
The allegations included the complaint that James Hazen Hyde, vice president and expected next president of The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, charged expenses of an immense costume ball to the corporate account.
A national scandal erupted in 1905, after the company president was falsely accused of spending $200,000 of company money on a lavish costume ball.
31 is the traditional costume ball to welcome the New Year.