Driving in just before midnight the only people I saw on the streets were groups of masked men carrying bats and sticks.
On Thursday masked gunmen reportedly stormed the regional parliament building in Crimea and hoisted Russian flags.
A group of masked assassins on motorcycles pulls up to an idling car.
Suggest Warsaw, Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn keep an eye out for masked men with guns wearing camouflage and no military insignia.
People are standing, many of them masked in the silliest outfits.
And, like Schopenhauer, he masked this undue sensibility with a repelling misanthropy.
And I, the questioner, masked and robed so that my own brother could not have known me!
Now the animal was dancing also, its paws following the pace set by the masked attendants.
Most of the people are masked, dress coats and ball dresses are exceptional.
masked mobs had scoured the country at different times, threatening the very lives of enemies.
1530s, from Middle French masque "covering to hide or guard the face" (16c.), from Italian maschera, from Medieval Latin masca "mask, specter, nightmare," of uncertain origin, perhaps from Arabic maskharah "buffoon, mockery," from sakhira "be mocked, ridiculed." Or via Provençal mascarar, Catalan mascarar, Old French mascurer "to black (the face)," perhaps from a Germanic source akin to English mesh (q.v.). But cf. Occitan mascara "to blacken, darken," derived from mask- "black," which is held to be from a pre-Indo-European language, and Old Occitan masco "witch," surviving in dialects; in Beziers it means "dark cloud before the rain comes." [See Walther von Wartburg, "Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch: Eine Darstellung galloromanischen sprachschatzes"]. Figurative use by 1570s.
1560s, "take part in a masquerade;" 1570s, "to disguise;" 1580s, "to wear a mask," from mask (n.). Figurative use by 1580s. Extended sense of "to disguise" is attested from 1847. Related: Masked; masking. Masking tape recorded from 1927; so called because it is used to block out certain surfaces before painting.
Latent or hidden, as a symptom or disease.
Having masklike markings on the head or face.
Having the anatomy of the next developmental form outlined beneath the integument, as in certain insect pupae.
A covering for the nose and mouth that is used for inhaling oxygen or an anesthetic.
A covering worn over the nose and mouth, as by a surgeon or dentist, to prevent infection.
A facial bandage.
Something, often a trait, that disguises or conceals.
Any of a various of conditions producing alteration or discoloration of the skin of the face.
An expressionless appearance of the face seen in certain diseases, such as Parkinsonism.
To cover with a protective mask.
To cover in order to conceal, protect, or disguise.