Wale(n.) A ridge or streak rising above the surface, as of cloth; hence, the texture of cloth.
Wale(n.) A streak or mark made on the skin by a rod or whip; a stripe; a wheal. See Wheal.
Wale(n.) A timber bolted to a row of piles to secure them together and in position.
Wale(n.) A wale knot, or wall knot.
Wale(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.
Wale(v. t.) To choose; to select; specifically (Mining), to pick out the refuse of (coal) by hand, in order to clean it.
Wale(v. t.) To mark with wales, or stripes.
Developed by: Abdullah Ibne Alam, Dhaka, Bangladesh