calu, adj: bald, without hair. (KAH-luh / ˈka-lʌ)

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Medieval manuscript image of bald man’s head and arms extending down from part of a large initial, his right hand raised to his chin and his left hanging below him.
Psalter; France (possibly Saint-Omer), 13th century; Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.79, f. 112r. []

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