Definitions

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  • proper n. The name of multiple fictional characters who are servants of Edmund Blackadder and foils to the lead character in the British television comedy series Blackadder.

Etymologies

From baldric. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Edmund: The phrase, Baldrick, is ‘a case of sour grapes’, and yes, it bloody well is.

    The blue haze of distance

  • The comedian and actor is most famous for his Blackadder television program where he had a sidekick called Baldrick who bore the brunt of many jokes.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Agüero's advisers are probably called Baldrick because, according to the paper, they 'have informed Chelsea that City have also made an inquiry about the Argentina striker', provoking

    TEAMtalk Football News

  • Elsewhere, the artist formerly known as Baldrick continues his one man quest to bring history to the masses with Tony Robinson’s Crime and Punishment, new on DVD- definitely nowhere near the thrills and spills of Time Team, but still a reasonably interesting look into the past.

    OWF’s DVD/Blu-Ray Picks: 21st July | Obsessed With Film

  • However, the flip side of the coin is that perhaps the SDLP had a more'Baldrick 'like cunning plan in their candidate selection, thinking that they themselves may have their own' unique 'inside track on Rodney Connor, a man described by Sir Reg Empey as having an "impeccable track record!" ... time will tell as MAY

    Irish Blogs

  • March is the most popular time of the year for St. Baldrick's head-shaving events—about 600 of the 900 events planned nationally for this year will happen this month.

    Cutting It Close for Pediatric Cancer

  • On March 19, the fire department will host a head-shaving event to raise money for the St. Baldrick's Foundation, a Monrovia, Calif.-based nonprofit that has made more than $57 million in grants to pediatric cancer research.

    Cutting It Close for Pediatric Cancer

  • Baldrick sounds as if you dropped a stone in a horse turd.

    a concept for a tabletop campaign

  • Saturday afternoon features the annual St. Baldrick's Day party, in which men and women pledge to shave their heads in exchange for donations to help fight childhood cancers.

    Something for the Weekend: Celebrate St. Patrick a wee bit early

  • Baldrick, named after the character from the television programme Blackadder, was brought to Foxy Lodge wildlife rescue centre, Great Yarmouth.

    Bald Hedgehog

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