black baldy

variants: or Black Baldy

Definition of black baldy

: a hardy black cow with a mostly white face that is produced by crossing a Hereford and Angus cow In 1985, a black baldy was chosen grand champion of the Houston show, a major arbiter of livestock, which at the time caused quite a stir.— Suzanne Winckler, New York Times, 3 May 1998 The Black Baldy is not considered a breed in its own right, since it is raised only for the first generation's hybrid vigor; still, it is common enough throughout the country to almost have breed status.— John Pukite, A Field Guide to Cows, 1998

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1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Black baldy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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