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[bawld-hed-id] /ˈbɔldˌhɛd ɪd/
having a bald head.
Nautical. (of a schooner rig) having no topmasts.
Origin of baldheaded
First recorded in 1570-80; bald + head + -ed3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • baldheaded men were not tolerated, and "scratches" or wigs provided the remedy.

    As I Remember Marian Gouverneur
  • This little city editor is baldheaded, bow-legged, plain to a degree.

    True Bear Stories Joaquin Miller
  • I ask my deer father what it teeches he said it teeches who ever wrot that storry was baldheaded.

    The Seeker

    Harry Leon Wilson
  • He was baldheaded in front, had scant, reddish hair in the back, and his faded blue eyes were tearful.

    Lavender and Old Lace Myrtle Reed
  • What a hero then seemed this stout, little, prancing, baldheaded man with the face of an unfrocked priest.

    Unicorns James Huneker
  • A baldheaded, toothless old man stopped me and asked me where I was "coming."

    Lady of the Decoration Frances Little
  • The baldheaded, officious undertaker kept moving nervously about, intent upon the ritual of his trade.

    Windy McPherson's Son Sherwood Anderson
  • First Fly—Did it ever occur to you the baldheaded men have a keener sense of humor than others?

    The New Pun Book

    Thomas A. Brown and Thomas Joseph Carey
  • The conductor demanded a ticket from a baldheaded old man whose face was mostly hidden in a great mass of white whiskers.

  • Her merry laugh rippled out upon the summer air like the joyful music of baldheaded bobolinks.

British Dictionary definitions for baldheaded


having a bald head
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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