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noun as in bunch

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As a child, I spent every summer on that farm, jumping on hay bales and swimming and playing game after game of chess in the late-afternoon light.

The compound has a straw bale home that fits six comfortably, in addition to a quaint wooden studio that sleeps two.

He helped pile hay bales around the excavation trench to shield it from the wind.

He just wanted to bale hay and drink Pepsi and shell walnuts.

From Vox

Net-Works has set up a supply-chain in the Philippines in which local people are paid to collect discarded nets, bale them, and ship them out to be recycled into nylon threads that are subsequently woven into carpeting.

With his anachronistic attitude toward the biblical story, Bale is just following the lead of his director.

According to Bale, Moses was “one of the most barbaric individuals that I ever read about in my life.”

Perhaps Christian Bale should be the first to take this advice to heart—at least the “sit down” part.

But Bale appears to have concluded that Moses may have been more bad than good.

Typical of the posts was one woman who suggested that if Christian Bale could play Moses, then maybe Idris Elba could play JFK.

Each thing bore on his back a bale of goods, or a bar of metal, a burden sizeable enough for two ordinary men.

It takes 75,000 of them to make one bale of cotton, so I'm afraid you couldn't make even a handkerchief out of these.

There was also a large bale of things like cigarettes and gloves from other associations, but nothing to touch your consignments.

Every bale was turned over, and the length verified to ascertain the exact value of the remnant.

There was Old Slade, from over on the bluff opposite, slyly cutting a sliver of salt fish from one in the bale upon which he sat.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bale, such as: bundle, package, and parcel.

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