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bald-faced lie

A blatantly obvious and/or impudent untruth, one in which the liar does not attempt to disguise their mendacity. Our son tells us nothing but bald-faced lies when we ask him where he goes at night.
See also: lie

bald-faced liar

One who tells blatantly obvious and/or impudent untruths easily and with little or no attempt to disguise the lie. Everyone knows he is just a bald-faced liar. It's a wonder anyone believes a thing he says anymore.
See also: liar

bald as a coot

Totally bald. My father had long hair as a teen, but now he's bald as a coot.
See also: bald, coot

be as bald as a coot

To be totally bald. My father had long hair as a teen, but now he's as bald as a coot.
See also: bald, coot

*bald as a coot

 and *bald as a baby's backside
completely bald. (*Also: as ~.) If Tom's hair keeps receding like that, he'll be bald as a coot by the time he's thirty. Fred: Now, I'll admit my hair is thinning a little on the top, butJane: Thinning? You're not thinning, you're as bald as a baby's backside!
See also: bald, coot

as bald as a coot

completely bald.
The coot (Fulica atra) has a broad white shield extending up from the base of its bill. The history of the word bald is somewhat obscure, but analogies with other northern European languages suggest a connection with the idea of ‘having a white patch or streak’.
See also: bald, coot

(as) bald as a ˈcoot

having no hair on your head at all: Why did you buy him a hairbrush? He’s as bald as a coot!
A coot is a black bird with a white patch on its forehead that lives on or near water.
See also: bald, coot

bald-headed hermit

and bald-headed mouse and one-eyed pants mouse
n. the penis. (Usually objectionable.) Somebody said something about the attack of the one-eyed pants mouse, and all the boys howled with laughter. Although “bald-headed hermit” gave her mental images of Ghandi on vacation, she soon figured out the riddle.

bald-headed mouse

See also: mouse
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24) Balder quickly degenerates into farce if one takes seriously, for example, the electric "bolt" meant to set the poet's composition flowing like a "bursting water-spout" (a parody, no doubt, of Wordsworthian spontaneous overflow).
We are pleased to again conduct business with Fastighets AB Balder.
Balder Succes had won the Grade 1 Maghull Novices' Chase at the National meeting last year and scored his second victory at the highest level in the Ascot Chase in February.
Balder Succes gets 10lb from Cue Card, who is surely better over further than this trip these days, while he is also returning from a lengthy lay-off.
It would be no surprise to see Balder Succes start favourite at Sandown back on level weights.
King already has Valdez entered in the race but Balder Succes deserves his chance after a three-and-a-half lengths victory over another Arkle entrant, Brick Red.
It is said that combining those tear drops with Balder soul will create precious invaluable treasures.
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With the disease come new friends such as Dulcie, a pink angel, Gonzo, a dwarf and Balder, a gnome.
The open theater in particular supports All Stars' practice of continuous performance and keeps the All Stars stage on the street, where volunteers have been for the past 26 years," says Douglas Balder of Douglas Balder Design & Planning, who is not just the architect, but also an active volunteer, fundraiser and Board member with All Stars since 1984.
Heerema Marine Contractors' (HMC) deepwater construction vessel (DCV) Balder restarted work in the Gulf of Mexico in February.
Admittedly he was 7lb better offand Balder Succes did not help his chance with a mistake, but as that was only his fifth start over fences, he is expected to improve again and that progression may be enough to see him emerge victorious once again.
The pair, trained by Tom George and Alan King respectively, are familiar rivals with Balder Succes claiming first blood when winning a Grade Two at Kempton back in February.
The pair, trained by Tom George and Alan King respectively, are familiar rivals with Balder Succes having claimed first blood when he won a Grade Two at Kempton back in February.