having a bald head.
Nautical. (of a schooner rig) having no topmasts.
A baldheaded, toothless old man stopped me and asked me where I was “coming.”
Lady of the Decoration Frances Little
baldheaded men were not tolerated, and “scratches” or wigs provided the remedy.
As I Remember Marian Gouverneur
What a hero then seemed this stout, little, prancing, baldheaded man with the face of an unfrocked priest.
Unicorns James Huneker
The baldheaded, officious undertaker kept moving nervously about, intent upon the ritual of his trade.
Windy McPherson’s Son Sherwood Anderson
I ask my deer father what it teeches he said it teeches who ever wrot that storry was baldheaded.
The Seeker Harry Leon Wilson
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
This little city editor is baldheaded, bow-legged, plain to a degree.
True Bear Stories Joaquin Miller
The conductor demanded a ticket from a baldheaded old man whose face was mostly hidden in a great mass of white whiskers.
Jokes For All Occasions Anonymous
Her merry laugh rippled out upon the summer air like the joyful music of baldheaded bobolinks.
Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor, Volume II Various
Mr. Woods was a baldheaded man of at least 60 years who taught us map reading and aircraft identification.
The Biography of a Rabbit Roy Benson
having a bald head
baldhead (def 1). the American widgeon, Anas americana, having a gray head with a white crown. Historical Examples The baldpate is said to visit the rice fields of the south during the winter in considerable numbers. Birds Illustrated by Color Photography [February, 1898] Various Yes, I’m going to spend the next few months at baldpate […]
a belt, sometimes richly ornamented, worn diagonally from shoulder to hip, supporting a sword, horn, etc. Historical Examples And first a shield he fashioned, vast and strong, with threefold rim, and baldric of silver. Stories from the Iliad H. L. Havell He set the example by putting one on like a baldric, Mark doing the […]
Also, baudekin. Textiles. a silk brocade interwoven with gold or silver threads, used chiefly for ceremonial purposes. Architecture. a permanent ornamental canopy, as above a freestanding altar or throne. a portable canopy carried in religious processions. Historical Examples The royal chair and baldacchino had been removed, and their place was occupied by the usual bench […]
Also, baudekin. Textiles. a silk brocade interwoven with gold or silver threads, used chiefly for ceremonial purposes. Architecture. a permanent ornamental canopy, as above a freestanding altar or throne. a portable canopy carried in religious processions. Historical Examples The most striking object in the interior is the magnificent Romanesque baldachin above the high altar. Brick […]