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synonyms for buckets

  • can
  • canister
  • cask
  • kettle
  • pail
  • pot
  • brazier
  • hod
  • scuttle
  • vat
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How to use buckets in a sentence

A strange breed of sailors from the lower deck came up, with mops and buckets.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
He agreed, and, launching our boat and throwing in two buckets of eggs, we pulled out.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Tying themselves and their buckets to the thwarts, they went to work and soon relieved her of a heavy load.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
The buckets, Fig. 3, are formed of some easily melted, but not too soft metal alloy which can be cast in plaster molds.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
The cups, or buckets, are shaped in a die which can be cast or built up of two pieces, as desired.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
It resounds with all the doubly loud noises of a half-empty place—with hammering and tacking, clanking buckets, the "Whoas!"
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
This was made by means of heavy cables to which the buckets were suspended.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
You carried two buckets of water down to him, and he thanked you when he drank it.
THE BANNER BOY SCOUTS ON A TOURGEORGE A. WARREN
He puts up a windlass, worked by hand, over the well-like hole he has dug out, and hoists the ore out in buckets.
STORIES OF CALIFORNIAELLA M. SEXTON
The great duty of the educator is to place his wheel so that the stream will fill its buckets evenly.
THE EDUCATION OF AMERICAN GIRLSANNA CALLENDER BRACKETT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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