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English → English (gcide) Definition: Bald buzzard Bald \Bald\ (b[add]ld), a. [OE. balled, ballid, perh. the p. p. of ball to reduce to the roundness or smoothness of a ball, by removing hair. [root]85. But cf. W. bali whiteness in a horse's forehead.] 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. [1913 Webster] On the bald top of an eminence. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 2. Destitute of ornament; unadorned; bare; literal. [1913 Webster] In the preface to his own bald translation. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Undisguised. “ Bald egotism.” --Lowell. [1913 Webster] 4. Destitute of dignity or value; paltry; mean. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 5. (Bot.) Destitute of a beard or awn; as, bald wheat. [1913 Webster] 6. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Destitute of the natural covering. (b) Marked with a white spot on the head; bald-faced. [1913 Webster] Bald buzzard (Zo["o]l.), the fishhawk or osprey. Bald coot (Zo["o]l.), a name of the European coot (Fulica atra ), alluding to the bare patch on the front of the head. [1913 Webster] Buzzard \Buz"zard\ (b[u^]z"z[~e]rd), n.[O.E. busard, bosard, F. busard, fr. buse, L. buteo, a kind of falcon or hawk.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A bird of prey of the Hawk family, belonging to the genus Buteo and related genera. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) In the United States, a term used for the turkey vulture (Cathartes aura), and sometimes indiscriminately to any vulture. [PJC] Note: The Buteo vulgaris is the common buzzard of Europe. The American species (of which the most common are Buteo borealis, Buteo Pennsylvanicus, and Buteo lineatus ) are usually called hen hawks. -- The rough-legged buzzard, or bee hawk, of Europe (Pernis apivorus ) feeds on bees and their larv[ae], with other insects, and reptiles. -- The moor buzzard of Europe is Circus [ae]ruginosus. See Turkey buzzard, and Carrion buzzard. [1913 Webster] Bald buzzard, the fishhawk or osprey. See Fishhawk. [1913 Webster] 2. A blockhead; a dunce. [1913 Webster] It is common, to a proverb, to call one who can not be taught, or who continues obstinately ignorant, a buzzard. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

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