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baldie

or baldy

[bawl-dee] /ˈbɔl di/
noun, Informal: Usually Disparaging and Offensive.
1.
a bald person (sometimes used as a facetious term of address).
Origin of baldie
1860-1865
1860-65; bald + -ie

baldy

[bawl-dee] /ˈbɔl di/
noun, plural baldies. Informal: Usually Disparaging and Offensive.
1.
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  • Yet, once those others had been here—the blue-suited, hairless ones he called "baldies."

    Key Out of Time Andre Alice Norton
  • His encounters with the baldies had not led to any real understanding.

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  • "Hold him," the Terran ordered and had just time enough to throw himself between the baldies and the rest of the crew.

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  • Energy waves beamed shoreward—power for some type of unit the baldies were using?

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  • Ross was prepared to grant the baldies super-Terran abilities, but he did not see how they could know what had happened here.

    Key Out of Time Andre Alice Norton
  • If the salkars could be made to crack the guard of the baldies, could they also be used against the Foanna gate?

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  • The baldies had a certain respect for the Foanna and might desire to take one alive.

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  • One of the baldies upended his tube, rapped its butt against a rock as if trying to correct a jamming.

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  • Had they been sucked up and out in the inferno they had created with their unleashing of energy against the baldies' installation?

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  • It did not attack its fellow; instead it dragged its bulk past the first comer, on its way after the baldies.

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British Dictionary definitions for baldies

baldy

/ˈbɔːldɪ/
adjective
1.
bald
noun (pl) baldies
2.
a bald person
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for baldies

baldy

n.

"bald-headed person," 1850, from bald + -y (3).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for baldies

baldy

noun

  1. A bald man (mid-1800s+)
  2. A worn automobile tire (1970+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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