Bale"ful (?), a. [AS. bealoful. See Bale misery.]

1.

Full of deadly or pernicious influence; destructive.

"Baleful enemies."

Shak.

Four infernal rivers that disgorge Into the burning lake their baleful streams. Milton.

2.

Full of grief or sorrow; woeful; sad.

[Archaic]

 

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