Baled vs Waled - What's the difference?

baled | waled |


As verbs the difference between baled and waled

is that baled is (bale) while waled is (wale).

baled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (bale)
  • Anagrams

    *

    bale

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (-)
  • Evil, especially considered as an active force for destruction or death.
  • Suffering, woe, torment.
  • * 1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , VI.7:
  • That other swayne, like ashes deadly pale, / Lay in the lap of death, rewing his wretched bale .
    Derived terms
    * baleful

    Etymology 2

    Form (etyl) (which may have been the direct source for the English word).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A large fire, a conflagration or bonfire.
  • (archaic) A funeral pyre.
  • (archaic) A beacon-fire.
  • Derived terms
    * balefire * baleful

    Etymology 3

    Precise derivation uncertain: perhaps from (etyl) (m), (m), from , from (etyl); or perhaps from (etyl) (m), itself borrowed from (etyl).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A rounded bundle or package of goods in a cloth cover, and corded for storage or transportation.
  • A bundle of compressed wool or hay, compacted for shipping and handling.
  • A measurement of hay equal to 10 flakes. Approximately 70-90 lbs (32-41 kg).
  • A measurement of paper equal to 10 reams.
  • Derived terms
    * bale of dice
    Coordinate terms
    * (measurement of paper) bundle, quire, ream
    See also
    *

    Verb

    (bal)
  • To wrap into a bale.
  • Etymology 4

    Alternative spelling of (bail)

    Verb

    (bal)
  • (British, nautical) To remove water from a boat with buckets etc.
  • See also

    *

    waled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (wale)
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    wale

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) wale, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A ridge or low barrier.
  • A raised rib in knit goods or fabric, especially corduroy. (As opposed to course)
  • The texture of a piece of fabric.
  • (nautical) A horizontal ridge or ledge on the outside planking of a wooden ship. (See gunwale, chainwale)
  • A horizontal timber used for supporting or retaining earth.
  • A timber bolted to a row of piles to secure them together and in position.
  • (Knight)
  • A ridge on the outside of a horse collar.
  • A ridge or streak produced on skin by a cane or whip.
  • (Holland)

    Verb

    (wal)
  • To strike the skin in such a way as to produce a wale.
  • * 1832: Owen Felltham, Resolves, Divine, Moral, Political
  • Would suffer his lazy rider to bestride his patie: back, with his hands and whip to wale his flesh, and with his heels to dig into his hungry bowels?
  • * 2002: Hal Rothman, Neon Metropolis: How Las Vegas Started the Twenty-First Century
  • When faced with an adulthood that offered few options, grinding poverty and marriage to a man who drank too much and came home to wale on his own family or...no beatings.
  • To give a surface a texture of wales.
  • See also

    * whale * weal * wheal

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) . More at will.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something selected as being the best, preference; choice.
  • Verb

  • to choose, select.
  • Anagrams

    * ---- ==Fulniô==

    Noun

    (head)
  • References

    * 2009' (originally '''1968 ), Douglas Meland, Doris Meland, ''Fulniô (Yahthe) Syntax Structure: Preliminary Version , Associação Internacional de Linguística - SIL Brasil, page 19. ----