Unfortunately, you can't hold together a high-tech oil drilling economy with baling wire and chewing gum.
The coxswain then went forward and helped with the baling, while the men recommenced rowing in silence.
To him it was a baling tin; here there were no boats to be baled out—where was the use of it?
We were then under a necessity of letting all our slaves out of irons, to assist in pumping and baling.
He and the doctor set the example by baling away as hard as any of us.
You lazy rascal, you slept like a pig all night, while I have been baling the boat and looking out for you.
We had to continue pumping and baling as energetically as before.
While we were thus engaged the boys were pumping and baling.
The arrangement for baling out the bilge water is extremely laborious.
In Turkey, the tobacco after remaining in the dwelling-room of the house a sufficient time, is ready for baling.
"bond money," late 15c., a sense that apparently developed from that of "temporary release from jail" (into the custody of another, who gives security), recorded from early 15c. That evolved from earlier meaning "captivity, custody" (early 14c.). From Old French baillier "to control, to guard, deliver" (12c.), from Latin bajulare "to bear a burden," from bajulus "porter," of unknown origin. In late 18c. criminal slang, to give leg bail meant "to run away."
"horizontal piece of wood in a cricket wicket," c.1742, originally "any cross bar" (1570s), probably identical with Middle French bail "horizontal piece of wood affixed on two stakes," and with English bail "palisade wall, outer wall of a castle" (see bailey).
"to dip water out of," 1610s, from baile (n.) "small wooden bucket" (mid-14c.), from nautical Old French baille "bucket, pail," from Medieval Latin *bajula (aquae), literally "porter of water," from Latin bajulare "to bear a burden" (see bail (n.1)). To bail out "leave suddenly" (intransitive) is recorded from 1930, originally of airplane pilots. Related: Bailed; bailing.
"to procure someone's release from prison" (by posting bail), 1580s, from bail (n.1); usually with out. Related: Bailed; bailing.
"large bundle or package," early 14c., from Old French bale "rolled-up bundle," from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German balla "ball"), from Proto-Germanic *ball-, from PIE *bhel- (2) "to blow, swell" (see bole).