balaclava balaclava

Definition(s):

  • (n) a cap that is close-fitting and woolen and covers all of the head but the face

Usage(s):

  1. Instead, the 59-year-old, his voice cracking, announced that gun-toting, balaclava-masked terrorists were using his face as target practice.
  2. Out of the choppers came a team of hired commandos in blue uniforms and white gloves, their heads covered by black balaclava helmets.

News

  1. Thief uses sawed off shotgun to rob Pandora's Boxxx in Batavia

    A mask-wearing man carrying a sawed-off shot gun robbed Pandora's Boxxx, an adult video and novelty store, as a clerk was preparing to close last night, according to the Sheriff's Office. The suspect is described as a white male, about 5' 9" tall and weighing more than 200 pounds. He was wearing a camouflage balaclava over his head and dark clothing. He was last seen on foot running through the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Batavian

  2. Thief uses sawed off shotgun to rob Pandora's Box in Batavia

    A mask-wearing man carrying a sawed-off shot gun robbed Pandora's Box Novelty Store as a clerk was preparing to close the store last night, according to the Sheriff's Office. The suspect is described as a white male, about 5' 9" tall and weighing more than 200 lbs. He was wearing a camouflage balaclava over his head and dark clothing. He was last seen on foot running through the parking lot of ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Batavian

Quotes

  1. "We had two teams of canvassers in Kilwilkie and I did notice a crowd of young fellas in a car pull up," said Mrs Kelly. "They drove off again so I thought nothing of it until I heard someone say my name and saw a young man in a balaclava,...
    on May 27, 2009 By: Dolores Kelly Source: BBC News

  2. Ms Gillard, referring to the West Gate Bridge dispute, said: "I am sure you were appalled to read of dangerous car chases across Melbourne : involving car loads of balaclava-wearing people, criminal damage to vehicles resulting in arrests, threats...
    on Jun 3, 2009 By: Julia Gillard Source: The Age

  3. "Obviously you have his voice, visually he has a balaclava on so that will be extremely difficult (to visually identify him) but experts will be having a look at that," Mr Downer said. "He certainly speaks fluent English, he could be British...
    on Aug 9, 2005 By: Alexander Downer Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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