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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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The prep playground at Balaclava is also in the early stages of being upgraded, thanks to $85,000 part-funded by the school and the Palaszczuk Government.
Ian James, defending, claimed Rushmer wore the balaclava to avoid being pictured by the press and that she was genuinely remorseful.
The knit sweater has an attached balaclava that covers the lower half of the face.
This only confirms that all of the knitters across Merseyside in my youth, including all of our Mums, Nans, Nins, and Grandmas, must have had an educational qualification in Applied Mathematics to fully understand such formulae, particularly the one to knit a balaclava with a perfect oval hole for your face.
Scott King, prosecuting, said the Hearts fans turned and ran back towards Windmillhill Street when they were confronted by a group of 10 to 12 youths, most wearing balaclavas.
Now Balaclava Day is to be revived tomorrow at Newcastle Discovery Museum to coincide with the unveiling of its new permanent gallery, Charge!
Balaclava Day will be part of a military-inspired programme of activities during half term, including an indoor assault course, light armoured vehicles on the Museum Plaza, object handling, and craft sessions.
Allcock then left House of Fraser, removed his balaclava and headed towards the Square Peg pub where he was arrested by police.
After being thrown down a stairwell by Balaclava Man, DS Arnott (Martin Compston) was told he might not walk again.
He was also believed to be wearing dark coloured clothes and a knitted balaclava. Both men were wearing gloves.
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.