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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bald 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. Bald egotism.”
 4. Destitute of dignity or value; paltry; mean. [Obs.]
 5. Bot. Destitute of a beard or awn; as, bald wheat.
 6. Zool. (a) Destitute of the natural covering. (b) Marked with a white spot on the head; bald-faced.
 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.