how to pronounce bale

bɛɪl

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“… on the hay bale okay do you think yeah …”

meanings of bale

noun:

  1. Evil, especially considered as an active force for destruction or death.
  2. A funeral pyre.
  3. A beacon-fire.
  4. A bundle of compressed wool or hay, compacted for shipping and handling.
  5. A large fire, a conflagration or bonfire.
  6. A rounded bundle or package of goods in a cloth cover, and corded for storage or transportation.
  7. A measurement of paper equal to 10 reams.
  8. Suffering, woe, torment.
  9. A measurement of hay equal to 10 flakes. Approximately 70-90 lbs (32-41 kg).

verb:

  1. To remove water from a boat with buckets etc.
  2. To wrap into a bale.

name:

  1. A surname​.
  2. A municipality of Croatia.

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