Bale in a sentence

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Definition of Bale

  • A bundle or package of goods in a cloth cover, and corded for storage or transportation; also, a bundle of straw, hay, etc., put up compactly for transportation.
  • To make up in a bale.
  • See Bail v. t., to lade.
  • Misery; calamity; misfortune; sorrow.
  • Evil; an evil, pernicious influence; something causing great injury.
  • a large bundle bound for storage or transport
  • a city in northwestern Switzerland
  • make into a bale

How to use bale in a sentence. Bale pronunciation.

Then the crowd rushed in a body to the hay-corral and began to tumble down the huge stacks of baled hay and roll the bales up on the high ground by the house.
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They tore open the bale and packed him in the cotton, and warmed the life back into him, and got him safe to Memphis.
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At length the first fleet of five hundred sail, laden with wonderful specimens of Vraibleusian mechanism, and innumerable bales of Vraibleusian manufactures; articles raw and refined, goods dry and damp, wholesale and retail; silks and woollen cloths; cottons, cutlery, and camlets; flannels and ladies' albums; under waistcoats, kid gloves, engravings, coats, cloaks, and ottomans; lamps and looking-glasses; sofas, round tables, equipages, and scent-bottles; fans and tissue-flowers; porcelain, poetry, novels, newspapers, and cookery books; bear's-grease, blue pills, and bijouterie; arms, beards, poodles, pages, mustachios, court-guides, and bon-bons; music, pictures, ladies' maids, scrapbooks, buckles, boxing-gloves, guitars, and snuff-boxes; together with a company of opera-singers, a band of comedians, a popular preacher, some quacks, lecturers, artists, and literary gentlemen, principally sketch-book men, quitted, one day, with a favourable wind, and amid the exultation of the inhabitants, the port of Hubbabub!
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The city not only controlled the commerce of the Mississippi, but in it were stored one hundred and fifty thousand bales of cotton, and eight hundred and ten thousand hogsheads of sugar, all of which the English government expected to seize.
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As cotton was an acknowledged "king," the planters calculated on the support of England, which could not do without their bales.
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He was noticeable to them in the street from a great distance; and when in the morning he strode down the Jetty to his ship, the lumpers and the dock labourers rolling the bales and trundling the cases of cargo on their hand-trucks would remark to each other: "Here's the black mate coming along.
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Perhaps it is quite as well that you are left alone of foreign interference, even of a Letter from Chelsea, till you get your huge bale of English reminiscences assorted a little.
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But even the war is better than the degrading and descending politics that preceded it for decades of years, and our legislation has made great strides, and if we can stave off that fury of trade which rushes to peace at the cost of replacing the South in the _status ante bellum,_ we can, with something more of courage, leave the problem to another score of years,-free labor to fight with the Beast, and see if bales and barrels and baskets cannot find out that they pass more commodiously and surely to their ports through free hands, than through barbarians.
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Then did that generous man break open boxes, bales, and packages and freely gave without a stint, all the things we needed: kettles, pans, sugar, oatmeal, beans, jam, etc.
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He climbed up on some bales of pressed hay in one corner and sat there moodily; there was dejection in the very dangle of his legs over the bales.
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The men moved out of earshot at this juncture, but Chester got down from the bales with a determined look.
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They popped like cut wires on a bale of hay-and it was lucky that they were tight strung so that there was no slack to take some of the force away.
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Though Martin steered as well as the best of seamen, the rising seas came washing over our bows, and we all had to turn to and bale out the boat.
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Threading our way carefully among the boxes, and bales, and crates which were piled high, we proceeded down the wharf.
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In the long ago, when I was a girl on the Chilcat, I played alone among the skin bales of my father's lodge; for the men were away on the hunt, and the women and boys were dragging in the meat.
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They rolled in the fire, the skin bales were scattered, the lodge overthrown.
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On one side of him was a skin bale.
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Changing her position casually, she threw an elbow well over on the skin bale, rested her body upon it, and arranged her _parka_.
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The streets were filled with wagons loaded with bales of cotton brought from as far away as 250 miles by ox teams, which took three weeks.
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Negroes would fix large bill hooks into the bagging around the cotton bales and load them into drays.
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Examples of Bale

Example #1
Meantime it was discovered that Owens, an overland driver, was missing, and a man ran to the large stable, and wading in, boot-top deep, discovered him asleep in his bed, awoke him, and waded out again.
Example #2
We waded knee-deep into the log stable, unfastened the horses and waded out almost waist-deep, so fast the waters increased.
Example #3
The water was very cold; he clung to a cotton bale-mainly with his teeth-and floated until nearly exhausted, when he was rescued by some deck hands who were on a piece of the wreck.
Example #4
He is one of Bixby's pilots on the 'Baton Rouge' now. Into the life of a steamboat clerk, now dead, had dropped a bit of romance-somewhat grotesque romance, but romance nevertheless.
Example #5
All other customers were neglected or discarded, and each individual seemed to concentrate his resources to supply the wants of a country where they dance by moonlight, live on fruit, and sleep on flowers.
Example #6
Compared with the Fantaisian connection, the whole commerce of the world appeared to the Vraibleusians a retail business.