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Bale

A standardized bundle of compressed material, tied together or placed in wrapping. Bales are standardized to weigh different amounts in different countries. They are used to measure shipments of commodities like paper and some agricultural products, such as hay.
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You sabbe talkee talkee, then you bail water plenty plenty.
It had been so managed as to make a remand necessary in a town where I was a perfect stranger, and where I could not hope to get my liberty on bail.
The bail required was offered, and accepted immediately.
The news of my being free on bail would reach Sir Percival, to an absolute certainty, before night.
I met this attorney, and gave him all the particulars at large, as they are recited above; and he assured me it was a case, as he said, that would very well support itself, and that he did not question but that a jury would give very considerable damages on such an occasion; so taking his full instructions he began the prosecution, and the mercer being arrested, gave bail.
In addition the bill will require people charged with Victorian terrorism offences to demonstrate exceptional circumstances in order to be granted bail.
Under the new system, if a person doesn't return to court to pay her fines, it's the bail agent's job to track her down.
Figures from the Ministry of Justice show that there were 3,540 convictions of people in the West Midlands for an offence committed while on bail in 2013.
Everyone is entitled to be considered for police bail under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.
I have been very outspoken in recent years about police bail and the lack of rights for someone who is accused but not charged.
We are suspending the sentence and releasing the petitioner on bail.
A survey - compiled by Radio 5 Live - shows that 71,526 people are on bail, including 5,480 who have been bailed for half a year.