Baldies



a bald person (sometimes used as a facetious term of address).
baldie.
Historical Examples

Yet, once those others had been here—the blue-suited, hairless ones he called “baldies.”
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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.
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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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adjective
bald
noun (pl) baldies
a bald person
n.

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

noun

A bald man (mid-1800s+)
A worn automobile tire (1970+)

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