baling twine


: twine designed for binding bales of hay, straw, or similar material
This morning Manolo … sequestered himself in the butler's pantry with a bolt of crepe paper, baling twine, a passel of ferrets and some light-up turnips—so I'm pretty sure he's making me something special for Mother's Day.Ivana Martini, Boston Herald, 7 May 2009

Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of baling twine was in 1851

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“Baling twine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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