verb (used with object), baled, bal·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM balebaleless, adjectivebaler, noun
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verb (used with or without object), baled, bal·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for bale
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.”
But Bale appears to have concluded that Moses may have been more bad than good.
Bale packed on over 40 pounds for the role, and the Academy apparently noticed.13 Oscar Nomination Shockers: Oprah, Tom Hanks, ‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ and More|Marlow Stern|January 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Weinberg was 56 and his wife 48 when the 1980 Abscam sting went down, whereas Bale is 39 and Lawrence 23.From ‘American Hustle’ to ‘Saving Mr. Banks,’ Why Is Hollywood Hooked On Embellishing the Truth?|Marina Watts, Marlow Stern|January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Rather surprising for a man so nearly drowned," answered Sir Bale Mardykes.J. S. Le Fanu's Ghostly Tales, Volume 3|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Not one of them but bore its two ankers of the right French cognac, or its bale of silk of Lyons and lace of Valenciennes.Rodney Stone|Arthur Conan Doyle
Carelessness on the part of those who had loaded the truck, from which the bale had fallen, led to this accident.The Iron Horse|R.M. Ballantyne
Thus, at Novgorod, a bale of linen is discovered to be bad, so that "no honourable and good man could be paid in such ware."The Hansa Towns|Helen Zimmern
And if it overturns, immediately they all go to swimming and they right it, and bale it with calabashes which they carry.The Life of Christopher Columbus from his own Letters and Journals|Edward Everett Hale