, es; n.I.fire, flame; ignis, flamma :-- Hæfde landwara líge befangen, bǽle and bronde he had enveloped the inhabitants of the land with flame, with fire and brand, Beo. Th. 4633; B. 2322: 4606; B. 2308. Bǽles cwealm in helle the torment of the fire in hell, Andr. Kmbl. 2374; An. 1188. II.the fire of a funeral pile, in which dead bodies were burned, a funeral pile; rogus, pyra :-- Ǽr he bǽl cure ere he chose the pile [the fire of the pile], Beo. Th. 5629; B. 2818. Bǽl biþ onæled the pile is kindled, Exon. 59a; Th.