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Balaklava

, Balaclava
a small port in Ukraine, in S Crimea: scene of an inconclusive battle (1854), which included the charge of the Light Brigade, during the Crimean War

Balaclava

fought between Russians and British during Crimean War (1854). [Russ. Hist.: Harbottle Battles, 25–26]
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But a court heard that Sice maintains that he had only made the balaclava for someone else and his saliva was on the mouthpiece as he tried it on to make sure the eye-holes were in the right position.
Mr Magill said that during police questioning Ferguson admitted to supplying four balaclavas to a loyalist paramilitary who he refused to name.
But one local publican hit out: "Sometimes it gets so cold here a balaclava is an essential piece of clothing.
Prosecuting barrister Simon Rogers said in January last year the victim was at home when she heard the front door open and she was confronted by a woman wearing a balaclava and a grey track suit.
The incredibly foolish and fatal charge of the Light Brigade was only one of the blunders of the Battle of Balaclava.
Since coming to office the Victorian Coalition Government has introduced 1,078 extra weekly suburban train trips, and the rebuilding of Balaclava station will improve peak hour train frequency on the Sandringham line, Dr Napthine said.
A HOUSEHOLDER managed to grab a balaclava from a burglar who then fled empty handed.
Well, my research has revealed that the horse which carried the 1st Viscount Lord Tredegar in the famous Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava was at first called Mr Briggs and later Sir Briggs.
The previous day, a man in a balaclava snatched a cash box from a security man at the HSBC in nearby Chandler's Ford where two raiders were gunned down by police in 2007.
A PROLIFIC thief arrested for wearing a balaclava and gloves arrived at court in a burqa to protest his innocence.
Two men in their mid-20s and mid-30s were arrested and a firearm and balaclava recovered.
Overlooking the Indian Ocean, InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort is located along the Bay of Balaclava, 20 minutes north of the country's capital Port Louis and a 15-minute drive from the island's most popular area, Grand Baie.