baldpate

[bawld-peyt]

Origin of baldpate

First recorded in 1570–80; bald + pate
Related formsbald·pat·ed, adjectivebald·pat·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for baldpate

baldpate

noun
  1. a person with a bald head
  2. the American wigeonSee wigeon (def. 2)
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