Bald vs Tunned - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between bald and tunned
is that bald
is to become bald while tunned
As an adjective bald
is having no hair, fur or feathers.
As a noun bald
is (appalachian) a mountain summit or crest that lacks forest growth despite a warm climate conducive to such, as is found in many places in the southern.
Having no hair, fur or feathers.
* 1922 , (Margery Williams), (The Velveteen Rabbit)
# Having no hair on the head.
- The Skin Horse had lived longer in the nursery than any of the others. He was so old that his brown coat was bald in patches and showed the seams underneath, and most of the hairs in his tail had been pulled out to string bead necklaces.
Of tyres: whose surface is worn away.
Of a statement: empirically unsupported.
- a bald man with a moustache
* (having hair)
* bald as a coot
* bald eagle
(Appalachian) A mountain summit or crest that lacks forest growth despite a warm climate conducive to such, as is found in many places in the Southern .
A large cask; an oblong vessel bulging in the middle, like a pipe or puncheon, and girt with hoops; a wine cask.
(brewing) A fermenting vat.
An old English measure of capacity for liquids, containing 252 wine gallons; equal to two pipes.
* 1882 , James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England , p. 205:
A weight of 2,240 pounds.
An indefinite large quantity.
- Again, by 28 Hen. VIII, cap. 14, it is re-enacted that the tun of wine should contain 252 gallons, a butt of Malmsey 126 gallons, a pipe 126 gallons, a tercian or puncheon 84 gallons, a hogshead 63 gallons, a tierce 41 gallons, a barrel 31.5 gallons, a rundlet 18.5 gallons.
- "He therefore sends you, meeter for your spirit,
This tun of treasure; and, in lieu of this,
Desires you let the dukedoms that you claim
Hear no more of you. " -- Shakespeare
* (rfdate) Dryden
(archaic, humorous, or, derogatory) A drunkard.
(zoology) Any shell belonging to and allied genera; called also tun-shell.
A part of the ancient Maya Long Count Calendar system which corresponds to 18 winal cycles or 360 days.
- A tun of man in thy large bulk is writ.
To put into tuns, or casks.