Bald

Definition of Bald

Pronunciation: bạld
a.1.Destitute of the natural or common covering on the head or top, as of hair, feathers, foliage, trees, etc.; as, a bald head; a bald oak.
On the bald top of an eminence.
- Wordsworth.
2.Destitute of ornament; unadorned; bare; literal.
In the preface to his own bald translation.
- Dryden.
3.Undisguised.
4.Destitute of dignity or value; paltry; mean.
5.(Bot.) Destitute of a beard or awn; as, bald wheat.
6.(Zool.) Destitute of the natural covering.
Bald buzzard
(Zool.) the fishhawk or osprey.
Bald coot
(Zool.) a name of the European coot (Fulica atra), alluding to the bare patch on the front of the head.

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