Definition of wale

Definition of wale
  1. wale Noun A ridge or low barrier.
  2. wale Noun A raised rib in knit goods or fabric. (As opposed to course)
  3. wale Noun The texture of a piece of fabric.
  4. wale Noun The outside planking of a wooden ship. (See gunwale)
  5. wale Noun A horizontal timber used for supporting or retaining earth.
  6. wale Noun A ridge on the outside of a horse collar.
  7. wale Noun A ridge or streak produced on skin by a cane or whip.
  8. wale Verb To strike the skin in such a way as to produce a wale.
  9. wale Noun Something selected as being the best, preference; choice.
  10. wale Verb to choose, select.
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