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Noun: balaclava  ,ba-lu'klaa-vu
  1. A cap that is close-fitting and woollen and covers all of the head but the face
    - balaclava helmet
     
  2. A woollen face mask to protect the face from cold while skiing on snow
    - ski mask

Derived forms: balaclavas

Type of: cap, face mask

Encyclopedia: Balaclava, Ontario