Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The widgeon, Anas americana. See baldhead, 4.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "They say the baldface grizzlies are thick in the Yukon Basin," Kit explained.

    THE TASTE OF THE MEAT

  • And the latest thing he had done was always on men's lips, whether it was being first in the heartbreaking stampede to Danish Creek, in killing the record baldface grizzly over on Sulphur Creek, or in winning the single-paddle canoe race on the Queen's Birthday, after being forced to participate at the last moment by the failure of the sourdough representative to appear.

    Chapter XI

  • And he knew the subtle speech of the things that moved, of the rabbit in the snare, the moody raven beating the air with hollow wing, the baldface shuffling under the moon, the wolf like a gray shadow gliding betwixt the twilight and the dark.

    BÂTARD

  • This baldface condemnation and attact of Pere Gerry for the time he spent unjustly accused as a political prisoner in a foul Haitian prison for seven months.

    Global Voices in English » Haiti, U.S.A.: Remembering Fr. Jean-Juste

  • Shame on the Times β€” not for publishing him, but for allowing him to include such a baldface misstatement of fact as β€œIn 1970, I co-founded the Weather Underground, an organization that was created after an accidental explosion that claimed the lives of three of our comrades in Greenwich Village.”

    Matthew Yglesias » The Real Bill Ayers Kind Of Sucks

  • So, it's a calculated move to make baldface lies and perpetuate ignorance.

    Hillary Telling Local Media In Future Voting States That Obama Wants Race To End

  • The public can handle earmarks; they will however now forgive a bridge to nowhere that wastes tax-payers 'money and neither will they tolerate baldface lying.

    WaPo's Howard Kurtz: New McCain Ad Contains "Whopper"

  • Most obvious, though is this is a baldface ploy to continue the insane meme that Obama's sexist for not putting HRC on as the VP, or whatever hell her problem is for the moment.

    Hillary Supporter Dianne Feinstein Pushes Her As Veep

  • Daalder on security was an original signer of the PNAC letters on Iraq; Colin Powell is a man of such dubious integrity, he did not resign from the Administration even after his baldface, deliberate, self-aware UN lying and his own role in the Iraq war; Powell had to be forced out of the Administration by Bush; now Bauer calling for a Libby pardon.

    Obama Opposes Libby Pardon

  • I can do without the spin and baldface lies that come from official government mouthpieces like Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, et al.

    Reporters Should Be Barred From Wars, Says Reporter - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

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