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bale

noun

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a large amount of a material (such as hay or wool) that is pressed together tightly and often tied or wrapped
  • a bale of cotton/paper

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The first known use of bale was before the 12th century

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“Bale.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bale. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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