bale

All Noun Verb
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  • He baled out but did not return to his base until the next day.
  • We all had immediately to turn to again and bale out the boat. Cited from Peter Trawl, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • We could keep that under by baling now and again if it grew no worse. Cited from A Sea Queen's Sailing, by Charles Whistler
  • In his early years of his career, Bale started out as a left-back.
  • The other boat lay twenty yards behind them, and was also engaged in baling. Cited from In The Heart Of The Rockies, by G. A. Henty
  • He and the doctor set the example by baling away as hard as any of us. Cited from Peter Trawl, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • Three hands baled away together, but even thus we could scarcely keep the boat free of water. Cited from Peter Trawl, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • While feeling about, I discovered a space between three or four bales. Cited from Dick Cheveley, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • I at once knew the captain, and I went and asked him for my bales. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments, by Anonymous
  • He baled out when his aircraft went out of control.
  • Would you like to know why, fifty years later, a million bales were sent from America? Cited from Stories of Great Inventors, by Hattie E. Macomber
  • The most difficult part is to get to bale to the required height for the first time.
  • Baling out behind enemy lines, he was never seen again.
  • They had, however, to keep baling nearly the whole of the time. Cited from The Three Admirals, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • I went at once to the captain and asked him who was the owner of these bales of goods. Cited from Young Folks Treasury, Volume 3 (of 12), by Various
  • This permitted bales to be dropped into the area where they were to be used.
  • Two persons were obliged to be always baling the water out of the boat. Cited from A Narrative Of The Mutiny on the Ship Bounty, by William Bligh
  • She will take that quite easily and a few hundred bales more in her bunkers. Cited from Pitman's Commercial Spanish Grammar (2nd ed.), by C. A. Toledano
  • Occasionally my right foot struck against a bale or chest which extended beyond the others above it. Cited from Dick Cheveley, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • If you write the novels that people want, you are going to sell them in bales. Cited from Books and Persons, by Arnold Bennett
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Meaning of bale

  • noun A large bundle bound for storage or transport
  • verb Make into a bale
    bale hay