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bald



Pronunciation: (bôld), [key]
adj.
1. having little or no hair on the scalp: a bald head; a bald person.
2. destitute of some natural growth or covering: a bald mountain.
3. lacking detail; bare; plain; unadorned: a bald prose style.
4. open; undisguised: a bald lie.
5. Zool.having white on the head: the bald eagle.
6. Auto.(of a tire) having the tread completely worn away.

v.i.
to become bald.

n.
(often cap.) Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.a treeless mountaintop or area near the top: often used as part of a proper name.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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