Definition of balaclava in English:
- They were all wearing balaclavas, dark close-fitting clothes and short bomber-style jackets.
- The man with the gun, clad from head to toe in black clothing and wearing a balaclava underneath the hood of his coat, asked for money.
- I suppose it could have been some sort of hat rather than a balaclava.
late 19th century (denoting a garment worn originally by soldiers serving in the Crimean War): named after the village of Balaclava in the Crimea (see Balaclava, Battle of).
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