balaclava /ˌbaləˈklɑːvə / balaclava helmet


I. noun

(chiefly Brit.) a close-fitting garment covering the whole head and neck except for parts of the face, typically made of wool.
– origin late 19th cent. (worn originally by soldiers on active service in the Crimean War): named after the port of Balaclava in the Crimea (see Balaclava, Battle of).

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