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adjective as in hairless

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We are ready for those noblemen and clergymen, for all the tonsured fraternity and their bishop to boot!

More than twenty years since, Richard Jefferies wrote about the tonsured priest becoming a power in English country lanes.

Surely this man died “in the odour of sanctity” as truly as Waltheof of Melrose or any tonsured saint of them all.

The tonsured white head was covered by a small skull-cap of purple velvet.

The speaker was a man of sixty, short, stout, tonsured by the hand of time.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tonsured, such as: bald, clean-shaven, null, baldheaded, beardless, and cue ball.

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