Definition of 'bale'
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The area is behind a wall of hay bales and has mats to test the accuracy of landings. The Sun (2016)He hid the four-bedroom home behind hay bales for four years before it was discovered by officials. The Sun (2016)Then they spot him on top of the hay bales. The Sun (2009)Then a pair of legs in jeans sat down beside me on the hay bale. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Or a hay bale and thought of childhood picnics? BE YOUR BEST: How Anyone can become Fit, Healthy and Confident (2002)If they fail they hurtle across hay bales into giant crash mats. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Their association with wooden sailing ships and bales of cotton is no indication that their days were numbered. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)It was full of hay bales and he decided to light a little fire at the top of them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But his mental health takes a turn for the worse when he climbs a high tower of hay bales. The Sun (2009)While rolling around hay bales, of course. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For Macy that means trundling into stacks of carefully placed hay bales. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The end goal is a three-bedroom home with straw bale walls and wide expanses of glass. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He shows us how 15 straw bales a day are burned in a biomass furnace. The Sun (2009)It was like old friends catching up, just with a bale of hay and in your underwear. The Sun (2013)TWO farmers have been cleared after a former pop star was crushed to death by a hay bale. The Sun (2012)Similarly, straw bales can be used to make a thrifty hot frame that will act like a mini greenhouse. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They survived by clinging onto hay bales throughout the night, finding themselves stranded on a small patch of dry land the next day. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So you'd be happy getting married in wellies, with guests chilling on hay bales. The Sun (2016)We now have 25 bales of sheep wool embedded in the house, keeping us snug. The Sun (2009)Nobody is going to say that a horse was overpriced, can't jump a bale of hay and has no chance of winning. The Sun (2013)At night there are thousands of middle-aged ladies sneaking around the countryside, stealing bales of hay that have been left in the fields. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Or salvage some old string - stables often have some from straw bales - and construct a frame to support the strings from reclaimed wood. The Sun (2008)We managed to get away from the fields of trenches, past a farm where a bale of hay was blazing, and onto open hillside. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'bale'
British English: bale NOUN
A bale is a large quantity of something such as hay, cloth, or paper, tied together tightly.
...bales of hay.
British English: bale VERB
If something such as hay, cloth, or paper is baled, it is tied together tightly.
Once hay has been cut and baled, it has to go through some chemical processes.
Definition of bale from the Collins English Dictionary
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