balaclava helmet
noun see balaclava

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • balaclava helmet — ➡ balaclava * * * …   Universalium

  • balaclava helmet — noun a cap that is close fitting and woolen and covers all of the head but the face • Syn: ↑balaclava • Hypernyms: ↑cap …   Useful english dictionary

  • Balaclava helmet — woolen head covering worn in cold weather …   English contemporary dictionary

  • balaclava — n. close fitting and woolen and covers all of the head but the face. Syn: balaclava helmet. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • balaclava — woolen head covering, especially worn by soldiers, evidently named for village near Sebastopol, Russia, site of a battle Oct. 25, 1854, in the Crimean War. But the term (originally Balaclava helmet) does not appear before 1881 and seems to have… …   Etymology dictionary

  • balaclava — [bäl΄ə klä′və] n. [after BALAKLAVA: prob. because worn by soldiers in the Crimean War] a knitted covering for the head and neck, with an opening for the nose and eyes, worn for protection against wind and extreme cold: also balaclava helmet …   English World dictionary

  • balaclava hood — balaclava helmet or balaclava hood, a woolen covering for the head and shoulders, worn especially by soldiers or sailors in very cold weather …   Useful english dictionary

  • Balaclava (clothing) — Different ways of wearing a balaclava …   Wikipedia

  • Helmet — For other uses, see Helmet (disambiguation). A woman wearing a cycling helmet A helmet is a form of protective gear worn on the head to protect it from injuries. Ceremonial or symbolic helmets (e.g., English policeman s helmet) without protective …   Wikipedia

  • Balaclava — Places: *Balaklava, a town in the Crimea, Ukraine, site of the Battle of Balaclava of the Crimean War *Balaklava, South Australia *Balaklava, a small town in the Cockpit County in central Jamaica *Balaclava, County Durham, County Durham, England… …   Wikipedia

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