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bale



Pronunciation: (bāl), [key]
n., v., baled, bal•ing.


n.
1. a large bundle or package prepared for shipping, storage, or sale, esp. one tightly compressed and secured by wires, hoops, cords, or the like, and sometimes having a wrapping or covering: a bale of cotton; a bale of hay.
2. a group of turtles.

v.t.
to make or form into bales: to bale wastepaper for disposal.

bale



Pronunciation: (bāl), [key]
n. Archaic.
1. evil; harm; misfortune.
2. woe; misery; sorrow.

bale



Pronunciation: (bāl), [key]
n.
bail2.

bale



Pronunciation: (bāl), [key]
v.t., v.i., baled, bal•ing.
bail3 (defs. 1–3).

Bâle



Pronunciation: (bäl), [key]
n.
French name of Basel.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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