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bale

[ beyl ]SEE DEFINITION OF bale

Synonyms for bale

  • bundle
  • package
  • parcel
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I have entrusted my bale to Leonhard Tucher and given over my white cloth to him.

Folk of the land it had lapped in flame, with bale and brand.

Then he sat down on a bale of hay and took stock of his misfortunes.

My lawyer tells me, that every bale and every part of the bales must be equal to the sample.

But he pulled me off the bale by the leg, and that woke me up so I sensed what he was saying.

It is wonderful to see how the bulk of a bale can be reduced by hydraulic pressure.

"They've called him back to confess us," he muttered in Bale's ear.

But he did not; nor did Bale, though the servant's face betrayed the keenness of his anxiety.

Who had certainly got rid of Bale by playing on his feeling for the man.

We had to sling him up like a bale, for he was paralysed with fright.

WORD ORIGIN

"large bundle or package," early 14c., from Old French bale "rolled-up bundle," from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German balla "ball"), from Proto-Germanic *ball-, from PIE *bhel- (2) "to blow, swell" (see bole).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BALE

bundle

nounaccumulation, package of something

dip

verbscoop, ladle
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