hay bale

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Hay bale

Hay compressed into a single block by a hay baler. Generally, in the early part of the twentieth century, the weight was adjusted so that there were thirty bales to the ton (i.e., each bale weighed approximately sixty-seven pounds). Later, bales were made round and much heavier.
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Noun1.Hay bale - a bale of hayhay bale - a bale of hay        
bale - a large bundle bound for storage or transport
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FLOCKTON: Friday, September 11 - A hay bale was rolled down a hill, damaging a garden fence.
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