Two of us pushed with sticks while the third baled her out with a gourd which we found in the boat.
When all the water is pumped or baled out, the vessel is said to be free.
The schooner towed his boat until he had baled the water out and got hold of his oars.
He gets some in the packing of nursery stock, crockery, baled hay and straw.
The oil is found in its liquid state, and is baled out with buckets, from a hole cut in the top of the head.
As the boiling oil rose it was baled into copper cooling-tanks.
The water was baled out of the boat that had been capsized, and she was taken over to the west head.
She was half full of water and he baled her as well as he could with his bonnet, then pushed her off!
If necessary, they may be baled into the hallway and permitted to escape by way of the stairs, which we may term the lee scuppers.
No; breakfast will be ready by the time you have baled out the boat.
"bond money," late 15c., a sense that apparently developed from that of "temporary release from jail" (into the custody of another, who gives security), recorded from early 15c. That evolved from earlier meaning "captivity, custody" (early 14c.). From Old French baillier "to control, to guard, deliver" (12c.), from Latin bajulare "to bear a burden," from bajulus "porter," of unknown origin. In late 18c. criminal slang, to give leg bail meant "to run away."
"horizontal piece of wood in a cricket wicket," c.1742, originally "any cross bar" (1570s), probably identical with Middle French bail "horizontal piece of wood affixed on two stakes," and with English bail "palisade wall, outer wall of a castle" (see bailey).
"to dip water out of," 1610s, from baile (n.) "small wooden bucket" (mid-14c.), from nautical Old French baille "bucket, pail," from Medieval Latin *bajula (aquae), literally "porter of water," from Latin bajulare "to bear a burden" (see bail (n.1)). To bail out "leave suddenly" (intransitive) is recorded from 1930, originally of airplane pilots. Related: Bailed; bailing.
"to procure someone's release from prison" (by posting bail), 1580s, from bail (n.1); usually with out. Related: Bailed; bailing.
"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).