Origin of baldhead

First recorded in 1525–35; bald + head Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for baldhead

Historical Examples of baldhead

  • Our wives and mothers thought that we were at a mission church, listening to a sermon by the Rev. Baldhead Birch.

  • Fifty yellin' lunatics was on hand to give it to us; the other two hundred was joyfully mutilatin' the baldhead.

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Over will go the basket, and down will come the pretty feathers over Baldhead.

    The Hero of Garside School

    J. Harwood Panting

  • We must be careful, though, and not let old Baldhead and the others know anything about it.

    The Hero of Garside School

    J. Harwood Panting

  • A baldhead whose dome glinted bright gold in the dusk knotted his hands together in an anguish of indecision.

    Starman's Quest

    Robert Silverberg

British Dictionary definitions for baldhead


  1. a person with a bald head
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