baldhead

Definitions

  • It Was a Picture to See Dad Go up Old Baldhead 214
    It Was a Picture to See Dad Go up Old Baldhead 214
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n baldhead a person whose head is bald
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Baldhead A person whose head is bald.
    • Baldhead (Zoöl) A white-headed variety of pigeon.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n baldhead A man bald on the head. 2 Ki. ii. 23.
    • n baldhead The name of a breed of domestic pigeons.
    • n baldhead A name of the fruit-crows (Cotingidæ) of South America, of the genus Gymnocephalus.
    • n baldhead G. calvus is the capuchin baldhead.
    • n baldhead The widgeon, Anas americana: so called from its white head.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Baldhead a person bald on the head
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Orig. 'shining,' 'white,' Ir. and Gael. bàl, 'white' spot; but perh. conn. with ball in the sense of 'rounded,' whence 'smooth,' 'hairless.'

Usage

In literature:

If a girl she may be compelled to answer to "Little Slave," and if a boy to "Baldhead.
"The Chinese Boy and Girl" by Isaac Taylor Headland
One could not get as baldheaded as you are without having been much in love.
"Selected Writings of Guy de Maupassant" by Guy de Maupassant
He was baldheaded in front, had scant, reddish hair in the back, and his faded blue eyes were tearful.
"Lavender and Old Lace" by Myrtle Reed
Baldhead over the blind.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Cut your capers at my expense, would you, you little baldheaded runt?
"The Mayor of Troy" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
He's going baldheaded for some temperance fad and is backed by a score or so of Presbyterian ministers.
"Lalage's Lovers" by George A. Birmingham
There are several varieties of the common Tumbler, namely, Baldheads, Beards, and Dutch Rollers.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I." by Charles Darwin
The old man is baldheaded and mean.
"Peck's Sunshine Being a Collection of Articles Written for Peck's Sun, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1882" by George W. Peck
Baldhead will open the door.
"The Hero of Garside School" by J. Harwood Panting
Baldheaded men were not tolerated, and "scratches" or wigs provided the remedy.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
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In news:

Christmas star will shine from Saugatuck's Mount Baldhead despite vandalism.
On "Good Morning America," a study shows that men such as Bruce Willis look tougher, taller and more powerful because of their baldheads, but many women still find men with full heads of hair to be the most attractive.
If you've got a hankering for a McJordan, a limited-time-only McDonald's sandwich from 20 years ago, you might be overly nostalgic for a certain baldheaded former Chicago Bull.
Christmas star will shine from Saugatuck's Mount Baldhead despite vandalism.
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