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Balaklava

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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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She said she later went to the home of Fidel Hunte and found a black balaclava and a pair of very muddy trainers.
The other man was of a similar height and build and was wearing a beige top with a woollen balaclava similar to his accomplice.
Last Tuesday four men, again in balaclavas but armed with a shotgun, robbed the Woodlands Club, in Woodlands Road, Bedworth.
He gave the 14-year-old a dressing down before driving him home to tell his stunned parents that he was taking the balaclava.
PC Mark Daniels, of Little Park Street police in Coventry, said the robbers were all wearing black boiler suits, black balaclavas and black gloves.
They are described as wearing full balaclava masks.
Shop owner Kevin Hudson said: "Our two guys came into work and were immediately pounced on by these men wearing balaclavas.
A police spokesman said all of the raiders were wearing dark jackets and their faces covered by balaclavas.
THREE men wearing balaclavas men entered the bar area of the Shilton Arms in Shilton, near Coventry, carrying crowbars and a gun.
Three men wearing balaclavas broke into the bar area of the Shilton Arms, Shilton, near Coventry, carrying crowbars and a gun.
A couple were robbed in their home by a gang carrying a gun and wearing balaclavas.
40pm on Sunday when he was approached by three men in balaclavas carrying a crowbar and a baseball bat.