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Definition of the noun baldpate

What does baldpate mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: baldpates

  1. a person whose head is bald or shaved
  2. a widgeon the male of which has a white crown


Baldpate is a 579.7 metres offshore compliant tower oil platform near the coast of Louisiana. Baldpate Platform was designed by Hudson Engineering in Houston, Texas, and installed by Heerema Marine Contractors.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Baldpate

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Google previewAnnual Report (1901)

by New York (State). Forest, Fish and Game Commission

While in most respects similar to the common Widgeon of the Old World, the Baldpate is a different bird. It sometimes straggles to Europe, but its true home is the great continent of North America, where it is found in abundance almost ...

Google previewBirding Rocky Mountain National Park (2002)

by Scott Roederer

Baldpate is a good place to have lunch, view the collection of keys, and observe the hummingbird feeders outside the dining room windows. Our first official stop is Lily Lake (2.9), acquired in 1989 from private ownership through the efforts of ...

Google previewPlace Names of the White Mountains (1993)

by Robert Hixson Julyan, Mary Julyan

Baldpate, Mount (3,812 feet) Mahoosuc Range Area The second highest of the peaks near the Maine-New Hampshire border, this mountain is sometimes known as Bear River Whitecap and also as Saddleback. Baldpate is a common ...

Google previewBirds of Oregon (2010)

by Ira N. Gabrielson, Stanley G. Jewett

The Baldpate is a handsome bird with ruddy plumage checked with black lines, conspicuous white and green wings, and a head bordered with shiny green on the sides. Its call is a softly whistled w/aeuw repeated three times, somewhat ...

Google previewWildlife of Mexico (1959)

The Game Birds and Mammals by Aldo Starker Leopold

The baldpate is a numerous winter migrant along the coasts and in the interior, the largest numbers occurring in Sinaloa, Jalisco, and northern Michoacan. The baldpate, like the pintail, is attracted to irrigated farmlands. However, unlike the ...

Google previewOutside Magazine's Urban Adventure Boston (2003)

by Gretchen Voss

Heads up: Baldpate is a secluded, stocked pond ...

Google previewPublishers Weekly (1913)

“Seven Keys to Baldpate is a bright comedy novel by a new America" humorist, Earl berr Biggers. “War".' John Luther Long, is a romance of the Civil War, with a setting in rural Maryland, marked by the. The Publishers' Weekly. Feb. 22, 1913.

Google previewLife in the Chesapeake Bay (2006)

by Alice Jane Lippson, Robert L. Lippson

The baldpate is the larger of the two birds and is a saucy, alert puddle duck, seldom still and always quick to sound the alarm. The males have a soft three- note whistle, with the accent on the second note; the female's call is a croak. The drakes ...

Google previewThe World Book Dictionary (2003)

The baldpate is a common American species. 2 Obsolete, a simpleton; ninny ( applied to a person in allusion to the supposed stupidity of the bird). Also, wigeon . [origin unknown] widg et (wij'it). n. 1 Informal, a gadget. 2 Air Force Slang, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television Film Directors (2009)

by Jerry Roberts

Seven Keys to Baldpate ( 1947), Little Brown Jug (1947) Colling staged experimental, full-length plays for ...

Google previewThe Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)

by Peter Weaver

North American name British name Scientific name Auk, Razor-billed Razorbill Alca torda Baldpate American Wigeon Anas americana Brant Brent Goose Brama bernicla Creeper, Brown Treecreeper Certhia familiaris Crossbill, Red Crossbill ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Utah (2001)

by Nancy Capace

Ten or more species of surface feeding ducks include the mallard, gadwell, baldpate, American pintail, three kinds of teal, the shoveller, and the wood duck. Diving ducks include the redhead, ring-necked, canvasback, greater scaup, American ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of North Carolina (1999)

by Nancy Capace

American Scoter, American Golden-eye, Buffle-head, Ruddy Duck, Baldpate, Green-winged Teal, Blue-winged Teal, Shoveler, Pintail, Wood Duck, Can- vasback, Old Squaw, Hooded Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, and the American ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rhode Island (2001)

by Nancy Capace

Seven Keys to Baldpate ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

adnate, aerate, age-mate, agnate, airdate, airfreight, alate, await, baccate, backdate, baldpate, bandmate, baseplate, bedmate, bedplate, berate, birthdate, birthrate, bistate, biteplate, blank slate, blind date, blue plate, bookplate, breastplate, ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films (2014)

1895-1930 by Denise Lowe

Andy Half Marriage; Dance Hall; Seven Keys to Baldpate Bride; Lawful Larceny; Leathernecking; ThePay-Off 1931 White Shoulders; Caught Plastered; Friends and Lovers; Too Many Cooks 1932 Young Bride; Smilin' Through (II); Rockabye; ...

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Scrabble value of B3A1L1D2P3A1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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