- [dated] [humorous]his bald patesu calvasu pelada (Southern Cone) [colloquial]Example sentences
- In a survey of female students at UW, an overwhelming 92 per cent preferred a shaved head to a balding pate.
- He didn't want to have to deal with this now, but he had to, as a father, or even worse, as a spouse, so he scratched his balding pate and made his way upstairs wearily.
- Where once there were balding pates, Farah slacks and a few stiff upper lips, now there are highlights, designer gear and a whole lot of attitude.
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- The boards in question offered such starters as scallops wrapped in pancetta, black pudding and bacon salad, duck-liver pâté, moules marinières, two home-made soups and a few other things, all under a fiver.
- A gentle, embracing sweetness is baked into Bubba's chicken with chicken-liver pâté and mashed potatoes.
- I tried Parma ham, figs, prosciutto and pâté in the late Thirties, things the average family wouldn't taste until 30 years later.
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