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Synonyms for mothball

a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing

put into long-term storage

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Bridesmaids, mothers-of-the-bride, mothers-of-the-groom, hen groups and friends are also invited to the Moth Ball which will get under way at 7.30pm.
She said: "I kept mentioning the idea to people and consistently received really enthusiastic feedback, so it escalated and evolved into what has now become The Moth Ball.
Fallon set a furious pace on Yajbill in the Listed contest but was collared by Moth Ball inside the final furlong, and Darryll Holland kept Jamie Osborne's 15-2 chance up to his work to hold on by a length and a quarter from Nufoos.
Soon in front, Nightfall held off all challengers, running on gamely to beat the useful-looking Moth Ball by a short head.
DRESS CODE: Free Radio presenters Roisin McCourt and John Dalziel ahead of the Moth Ball
Thomas Northall Off to the Moth Ball to help raise money for children's hospital! THE European Union has had many of us bewildered with its policies and demands over the years whether it be a war on bent bananas or banning the British institution that is the moth ball.
Another notable sale was that of a 40,000gns half-sister to the Listed-winning juvenile Moth Ball and early debut winner Western Roots.
The resort in Wishaw will play host to the Moth Ball - which will feature a range of tribute acts in a bid to raise much needed cash for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Rachel Bishop, of Bearwood, is throwing the Moth Ball at the Botanical Gardens on July 24 to raise money for Birmingham Children's Hospital.
Her previous meeting with the Royal Stud's stallion produced Moth Ball, winner of last season's Listed Rockingham Stakes.
Partygoers entered into the spirit of the Moth Ball by putting on outfits they wore as brides, bridesmaids, mothers-of-the-bride and groom and wedding guests.
He's joining Moth Ball and a pallet-load of other horses who are on their way to Jim Cassidy.
Brides, along with bridesmaids, mothers-of-the bride, mothers-of-the-groom, hens and friends, will get the chance to celebrate once more in their wedding attire at The Belfry's Moth Ball on October 29.
It has already been franked by the likes of fourth-placed Moth Ball, who went on to win a Listed event at York.