7 Definitions of Wale

The meaning of the word wale, the definition of Wale:

n. - A streak or mark made on the skin by a rod or whip; a stripe; a wheal. See Wheal.

n. - A ridge or streak rising above the surface, as of cloth; hence, the texture of cloth.

n. - A timber bolted to a row of piles to secure them together and in position.

n. - Certain sets or strakes of the outside planking of a vessel; as, the main wales, or the strakes of planking under the port sills of the gun deck; channel wales, or those along the spar deck, etc.

n. - A wale knot, or wall knot.

v. t. - To mark with wales, or stripes.

v. t. - To choose; to select; specifically (Mining), to pick out the refuse of (coal) by hand, in order to clean it.

The word "wale" uses 4 letters: A E L W

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after wale, or to wale in any order:

d - lawed waled weald   h - whale wheal   k - kwela   r - waler   s - swale wales weals  

Shorter words found within wale:

ae al ale aw awe awl el la law lea wae we

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