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having a bald spot either shaved or natural

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Time to call their bluff -- ALLAHDI -- SANDEEP KADIAN -- MINHAZ MERCHANT Cleric had announced ` 10- lakh reward to anybody who tonsured Nigam's head & garlanded him with old shoes
'Clerical' could refer to anyone who had been tonsured and admitted to any of the seven ecclesiastical grades.
printer for many years, building committee member for the new church building, and a tonsured reader.
Zhaleo Rio asked how could the northeast students and youth be attacked simply because they could not speak local dialects of that areas or be tonsured their heads after hours of brutalities.
Osbert Lancaster understood that when he drew, so brilliantly, tonsured monks inside decorated gothic arcades or top-hatted grandees entering a municipal gothic Victorian town hall in his Cartoon History of Architecture (1964).
Other estimable imagery from this show includes the researched red outline of the figure in Painting with Balls, 1986-87, or the two jigsaw puzzle-shaped trees beside the tonsured head in Deep North, 1989.
This week, the strangely tonsured Dublin roarer saw the release of Killing Bono on DVD.
The ford you cross, the pass, prayer flags ripped and tonsured by the ambitious wind.
The bulk of hair sold in India isn't tonsured, he notes--it comes from garbage bins, the floors of barber shops, and the combs of long-haired women.
He was tonsured apriest at the personal request of Metropolitan Laurus in 2008, and wasassigned as Archimandrite to the Mount of Olives and Gethsemane in Januaryof 2009.
Following a night of drunken revelry, Wilkes and some pals drove to the abbey but were only able to catch a glimpse of the monks heading off to chapel dressed in their signature white robes and tonsured hair.
From the visitors' loft, gazing on the monks' tonsured pates at morning service, they may have.
And while their hair might be devilishly tonsured, every other aspect of them is dashed decent.