balefully

Definitions

  • Lead bale clips used for sealing bales of woolen cloth and other goods. Once a clip had been attached to a bale it attested that the goods were of an approved quality and length or amount
    Lead bale clips used for sealing bales of woolen cloth and other goods. Once a clip had been attached to a bale it attested that the goods were of an approved quality and length or amount
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv balefully in a baleful manner "she looked at him balefully"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: 215 jeans can be made with one bale of cotton
    • adv Balefully In a baleful manner; perniciously.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In ancient religions, the Norsemen considered the mistletoe a baleful plant that caused the death of Baldur, the shining god of youth.
    • balefully In a baleful manner.
    • balefully Calamitously; perniciously; noxiously.
    • balefully Miserably; unhappily; painfully.
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Usage

In literature:

The beach was hidden by piles of boxes, bags and bales for which no storeroom could be found.
"Plotting in Pirate Seas" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
Kent and Paine gave bales and bales of cotton goods.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
He made a bale to the acre, got it all picked in good time, and the hands paid off without any grumbling.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, September, 1878" by Various
She is very pretty, she is very bale.
"Despair's Last Journey" by David Christie Murray
The inhabitants were busy baling water from inside their dwellings.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
The largest cotton crop under slavery, that of 1860, reached 4,669,770 bales.
"History of the United States, Volume 4" by E. Benjamin Andrews
All was arranged beforehand as to shape, quantity, size, etc., of each bale.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
They are generally made up in bales, running about two yards broad, and twenty or thirty yards long.
"Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora" by Edward Edwards
If our merchant had carried his bales on his back, well and good!
"The Conquest of Bread" by Peter Kropotkin
Igubo sat up, with his back supported against a bale, giving directions to his sons.
"In the Wilds of Africa" by W.H.G. Kingston
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In poetry:

"He was my maister," said Litulle Johne,
"That thou hase browzt in bale;
Shalle thou neuer cum at our kynge
For to telle hym tale."
"Robin Hood And The Monk" by Andrew Lang
The Mexic native fears not fang
Of poisonous serpent, vine, nor bee,
If he may soothe the baleful pang
With juices of this "holy tree."
"Paulo Santo" by Frances Fuller Victor
THE LADY
Peace! since I tell thee that it may not be.
But sit beside me whilst I soothe thy bale
With some moon fancy or celestial tale.
"The Pierrot Of The Minute" by Ernest Christopher Dowson
Sometimes reflection's lurid beam
Will dart like madness o'er my mind ;
And, as a baleful meteor stream
To show the dreadful wreck behind.
"Stanzas - 3" by Mary Anne Browne
Across the sulphur-colored sands
With bales of silk the camels fare,
Harnessed with vermeil and with vair,
Into the blue and burning lands.
"Beyond the Great Wall" by Clark Ashton Smith
In bales of goods and merchandize,
It in the London shops now lies,
To Wales the plague will come at last,
If thou dost not repent in haste.
"A Warning To The Welsh, To Repent, Wrote At The Time A Great Plague Rag'd In London" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Christian Bale and his wife spent two hours touring the Aurora Medical Center in Colorado Tuesday, meeting many of the victims of Friday's shooting, the Denver Post reported.
The hay bale toss was part of FFA Olympics.
2 closed $2.20 to $6.15 a bale lower Thursday.
Rovey's presentation at this year's summit in Nashville was special because the variety – DPL 1359 – harvested an average of 3,615 pounds of lint – about seven bales per acre.
Bale 's representatives did not return messages for comment about his surprise visit.
After Bale 's burst, though, Liverpool were the better team.
Old 'Lijah Bale 's escape.
Chosen by British director Nolan for his franchise reboot, which soared with 2005's "Batman Begins," Bale 's stone-faced portrayal of conflicted billionaire Bruce Wayne, a.k.a.
The followup, 2008's "Batman Begins," solidified Bale 's status as a leading actor, and "Dark Knight Rises" will be his swan song in the role.
2 closed $1.45 a bale lower to $3.65 higher Friday.
"Words cannot express the horror that I feel," Bale , who plays the caped crusader in the film, said in a statement.
Bale expected to miss just one game.
Selvidge's father, Wes Selvidge, believes at least one field could generate 4 bales .
How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in Santa Cruz, California, wound up with hay bales in the walls, a state-of-the-art heat pump system, and six very happy residents.
During the last two decades, Ocho gin has seen the first bales from 11 producers.
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In science:

Bales A tree for computing the Cayley-Dickson twist Missouri J. of Math.
The Clifford Twist
Values for slow wind (mean flow speed Vsw = 350 km/s in this case) measured by Cluster spacecraft and taken from Bale et al. (2005), except the value of Te , which they do not report, but which is expected to be of the same order as Ti (Newbury et al. 1998).
Astrophysical gyrokinetics: kinetic and fluid turbulent cascades in magnetized weakly collisional plasmas
Some observational evidence of KAW is, indeed, available in the solar wind and the magnetosphere (Bale et al. 2005; Grison et al. 2005, see further discussion in § 8.2.4).
Astrophysical gyrokinetics: kinetic and fluid turbulent cascades in magnetized weakly collisional plasmas
The strongest con firmation that this is indeed true for the inertial-range fluctuations in the solar wind was achieved b y Bale et al. (2005), who compared the spectra of electric and magnetic fluctuations and found that they both scale as k-5/3 and follow each other with remarkable precision (see Fig. 1).
Astrophysical gyrokinetics: kinetic and fluid turbulent cascades in magnetized weakly collisional plasmas
Bale (2003b), The complex structure of the reconnecting magnetopause, Phys.
Collisionless magnetic field reconnection from first principles: What it can and cannot do
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