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
“Bales is the beginning and not the end,” says Swift of the PTSD cases.Will a Military Panel Show Any Mercy for Staff Sgt. Robert Bales?|Christine Pelisek|August 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Whether that message resonates beyond the coverage of Bales case, though, remains to be seen.Bales, Accused of Massacring Afghans, Will Try to Put the War on Trial|Winston Ross|January 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Bales reportedly showed risk factors for alcohol abuse, including violent behavior while drunk.Pendleton Marines’ Car Crash Raises Questions of Alcohol Abuse in Military|Jamie Reno|June 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Is Bales a rogue soldier with a drinking problem who went off on a killing spree?Military’s Internet Scrub of Robert Bales Data Was a Futile Whitewash Bid|Winston Ross|March 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Still, the news about Bales struck particularly close to home for the 27-year-old mother of three.Military Wives Rally Around Wife of Accused Afghanistan Shooter Robert Bales|Jesse Ellison|March 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The cotton shipped at this place annually amounts to about one hundred thousand bales.History of American Abolitionism|F. G. De Fontaine
Above these boxes are bales of Bokharian and Persian carpets, some of great beauty and value.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin
The wharves are piled high with bales and bags, boxes and barrels.Great Cities of the United States|Gertrude Van Duyn Southworth
The villain rounded to, and my good friends' bales and tea were saved.'A Tale of Two Tunnels|William Clark Russell
It was evidently a storeroom—piled high with what looked like boxes, and with bales of silks and other fabrics.The Girl in the Golden Atom|Raymond King Cummings