What does wale mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wale, welt, weal, wheal(noun)

    a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions

  2. wale, strake(noun)

    thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wale(noun)

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

  2. Wale(noun)

    a ridge or streak rising above the surface, as of cloth; hence, the texture of cloth

  3. Wale(noun)

    a timber bolted to a row of piles to secure them together and in position

  4. Wale(noun)

    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

  5. Wale(noun)

    a wale knot, or wall knot

  6. Wale(verb)

    to mark with wales, or stripes

  7. Wale(verb)

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


  1. Wale

    Ralph Victor Folarin, better known by his stage name Wale, is an American rapper from Washington, D.C.. He rose to prominence in 2006, when his song "Dig Dug" became popular in his hometown. Wale became locally recognized and continued recording music for the regional audience. Producer Mark Ronson discovered Wale in 2006 and signed him to Allido Records in 2007. While signed to that label, Wale released several mixtapes and appeared in national media including MTV and various urban magazines. In 2008, Wale signed to Interscope Records for $1.3 million, and his debut album Attention Deficit was released in 2009 with the singles "Chillin", "Pretty Girls", and "World Tour". The album, although under-shipped, received positive reviews from critics. In early 2011 Wale signed on with Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group, where members of the label released a compilation album, Self Made Vol. 1 on May 23, 2011. His second studio album, Ambition was released November 1, 2011, with mixed reviews. His third studio album, The Gifted is scheduled for release on June 25, 2013.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wale

    wāl, n. a raised streak left by a stripe: a ridge on the surface of cloth: a plank all along the outer timbers on a ship's side.—v.t. to mark with wales.—n. Wā′ler, one who chastises severely. [A.S. walu, the mark of a stripe or blow; Ice. völr, a rod.]

  2. Wale

    wāl, n. (Scot.) the choice or pick of anything.—v.t. to choose. [Ice. val, choice; Ger. wahl, choice; from the root of will.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wale in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wale in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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