baling twine

noun

Definition of 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

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1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Baling twine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baling%20twine. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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