2001-07-14

balaclava

(Not to be mistaken for baklava.)

A woolen hood almost completely covering the head and neck, worn by mountain climbers and skiers in cold climates.

The Charge Of The Light Brigade, written by Lord Tennyson on 1864-04-10, memorializes the events of the Battle of Balaclava, October 25, 1854-10-25.

More information at Xrefer.

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