Associations to the word «Bale»


BALE, noun. Evil, especially considered as an active force for destruction or death.
BALE, noun. Suffering, woe, torment.
BALE, noun. (obsolete) A large fire, a conflagration or bonfire.
BALE, noun. (archaic) A funeral pyre.
BALE, noun. (archaic) A beacon-fire.
BALE, noun. A rounded bundle or package of goods in a cloth cover, and corded for storage or transportation.
BALE, noun. A bundle of compressed wool or hay, compacted for shipping and handling.
BALE, noun. A measurement of hay equal to 10 flakes. Approximately 70-90 lbs (32-41 kg).
BALE, noun. A measurement of paper equal to 10 reams.
BALE, verb. (transitive) To wrap into a bale.
BALE, verb. (British) (nautical) To remove water from a boat with buckets etc.
BALE OF DICE, noun. (obsolete) A pair of dice.
BALE OUT, verb. (intransitive) Alternative spelling of bail out
BALE OUT, verb. (transitive) Misspelling of bail out.
BALE UP, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) to pack or collect into a bale or bundle.

Dictionary definition

BALE, noun. A large bundle bound for storage or transport.
BALE, noun. A city in northwestern Switzerland.
BALE, verb. Make into a bale; "bale hay".

Wise words

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