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  • n. one who bails or lades.
  • n. a utensil, as a bucket or cup, used in bailing; a machine for bailing water out of a pit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See bailor.
  • n. One who bails or lades.
  • n. A utensil, as a bucket or cup, used in bailing; a machine for bailing water out of a pit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See bailor.
  • n. One who bails out water, or frees a boat from water.
  • n. A vessel used for bailing water.
  • n. Also baler.
  • n. In cricket, a ball that strikes the bails: usually applied to a ball that strikes the bails after pitching.
  • n. A workman who charges puddled bars into a balling- or reheating-furnace.

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