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bald-coot. Also baldicoot. Popular name for the Coot (Fulica atra), from its pure white wide frontal plate, destitute of feathers. Used fig. and contemptuously as = bald-head.

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An elderly or old man that, in gambling, is plucked: fast life ( - 1823); obs by 1890. 'Jon Bee', Dictionary of the Turf.

A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English ... by Eric Partridge, 6th edition. Copyright (C) Eric Partridge, 1967. New York: Macmillan Co, 1967.

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