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ski mask

noun
1.
a one-piece pullover covering for the head and face, generally of knitted material with holes for the eyes, the mouth, and sometimes the nose, originally worn by skiers and used to protect the face against cold and wind.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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  • In all of his crimes, the attacker wore a ski mask and left no conclusive physical evidence.
  • He wore a dark-colored ski mask, gloves and dark clothing.
  • He said he and his accomplice wore a ski mask and gloves.
  • During the robbery he is shown wearing blue jeans, a camouflage jacket, and a light-colored ski mask.
  • The robber wore a green zip-up waist-length jacket and a multicolored stocking hat over a dark colored ski mask.
  • He also testified about hearing that another suspect armed with a pistol and disguised with ski mask was still at the scene.
  • He described entering his neighbor's house, wearing a ski mask, at midnight through an unlocked door.
  • He was wearing a dark ski mask, dark jeans, and a gray zipped hooded sweatshirt.
  • The officer continued his search of appellant, finding cocaine in appellant's pants pocket and in his ski mask.
  • Both were secreted in a closet, wrapped in a ski mask.

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