baldhead vs baldpate what difference

what is difference between baldhead and baldpate

English

Etymology

bald +‎ head

Noun

baldhead (plural baldheads)

  1. A person whose head is bald.
    • 2000, World English Bible, 2 Kings 2:23
      Then he went up from there to Bethel; and as he was going up by the way, young lads came out from the city and mocked him and said to him, “Go up, you baldy; go up, you baldhead!”
  2. A white-headed variety of pigeon.
  3. (Rastafari) A person who is not Rastafarian.

Translations

References

  • baldhead in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


English

Etymology

bald +‎ pate

Noun

baldpate (plural baldpates)

  1. A bald-headed person.
  2. A bald head.
  3. A bird, the American wigeon (Anas americana).

Synonyms

  • (bald person): See Thesaurus:bald person
  • (bald head): chrome dome
  • (bird): American wigeon, Anas americana, zuisin

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