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Balaclava
also called "balaclava helmet" and "ski mask" and has 6 more synonyms

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  1. (pronounced /ˌbæləˈklɑːvə/), also known as a balaclava helmet or ski mask, is a form of headgear covering the whole head, exposing only the face or upper part of it, and sometimes only the eyes

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  2. The name "balaclava" comes from the town of Balaklava in Crimea

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  3. a form of headgear covering the whole head, exposing only the face and often only the eyes

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  4. During the Crimean War, knitted balaclavas were sent over to the British troops to help protect them from the bitter cold weather

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  5. They are traditionally knitted from wool, and can be rolled up into a hat to cover just the crown of the head

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