Baldheaded



having a bald head.
Nautical. (of a schooner rig) having no topmasts.
Historical Examples

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

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having a bald head

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