Definitions

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  • adjective lacking hair on all or most of the scalp

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Examples

  • Lionel Jeffries, British Character Actor, Dies at 83 - Obituary Obit - NYTimes.com: Lionel Jeffries, a mustachioed, bald-pated British character actor who excelled in rubber-faced comedic roles like Grandpa Potts in the musical fantasy adventure “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” and who directed “The Railway Children” and several other family-oriented films, died Friday.

    Archive 2010-02-14

  • There was just a sea of faces, yellow and brown, slit-eyed and hook-nosed, bald-pated and scalp-locked or turbaned and hairy, all yelling and laughing and waving their sabres, with the wilder spirits cracking off their pistols and racing their ponies round the outskirts of the crowd in an ecstasy of excitement, churning up the dust and whooping like Arapahoes.

    The Sky Writer

  • Tis as I told that fat-brained bald-pated sharp-nosed vulture-eyed pile of old—

    Wicked Will

  • Tis as I told that fat-brained bald-pated sharp-nosed vulture-eyed pile of old—

    Wicked Will

  • [5049] Lucian's Lycia was a proper young maid, and had many fine gentlemen to her suitors; Ethecles, a senator's son, Melissus, a merchant, &c.; but she forsook them all for one Passius, a base, hirsute, bald-pated knave; but why was it?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Instead they only show how pitifully he was bowled over by the pitbulls calling for this war, how easily he was mesmerized by Cheney's bald-pated, lizard lipped urgings.

    Why George Tenet is Just Another O.J., or Why Impeachment is a "Slamdunk"

  • Was he not called, by his very soldiers, on one of his triumphant entries into Rome, the bald-pated lecher? and warning given of him to the wives, as well as to the daughter of his fellow-citizens?

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • A bald-pated villain, yet grudges to buy a peruke to his baldness: for he is as covetous as hell, never satisfied, yet plaguy rich.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Curate Haddo walking from another; and Montroymont leaning down from the saddle, and Haddo getting on his toes (for he was a little, ruddy, bald-pated man, more like a dwarf), they greeted kindly, and came to a halt within two fathoms of the child.

    Lay Morals

  • As both Judge Torledsky and Judge Cohen, Lipman has that same bald-pated, tubby owlishness about him.

    A DOUBLE IN JUSTICE

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