fancy-dress ball

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a ball at which guests wear costumes and masks

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McIntyre's fancy-dress ball, where the teenage band mistakenly substitutes the "Hawaii Five-O" theme for the U.
33In the year of their marriage, 1947, the Queen and Philip went to a fancy-dress ball dressed as a maid and a waiter.
There were fancy-dress balls at night amid the ever-present street fairs complete with a merry-go-round, a Ferris Wheel, and a mock-up of the Tyrolean Alps where for a fee one could "hike the Pike.
More devastating changes often came about as the result of fancy-dress balls.
The Shanghai elite - called Taipans - behaved as if they were still in Mayfair or Monte Carlo, with their own exclusive clubs, racehorses and fancy-dress balls.