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  • nounbucket
  • nouncontainer

synonyms for pail

  • canister
  • container
  • jug
  • pot
  • receptacle
  • vessel
  • bucket
  • vessel
  • receptacle
  • can
  • piggin
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How to use pail in a sentence

He went up to a park, in Inwood, northern Manhattan, and the garbage pails are all full and there’s papers flying around and there are these park employees just sitting there.
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At the farm-gate they met Dorothy, fresh and blooming as a rose, with a pail in each hand foaming to the brim with milk.
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She kicked at Jehosophat and over went the pail of milk which his father had almost full.
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Sometimes a milk-pail is represented near a lamb, or hanging on a crook by its side, or even resting on its back.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
He listened carefully before, standing outside in the cold, he poured over his head and shoulders a pail of cold water.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
The root thus broken up is rubbed about in a great pail, with water slowly added.
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Having fetched a pail of water from the river, David performed his toilet, and then set about getting breakfast.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Strange to say, the pail from which the can had been abstracted stood unmoved in its accustomed place.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Never since I was a little runt—did I—never cried in thirty years—and here I am-leaking like a pail!
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We set them in, got a pail of water from the brook and watered them, and carefully filled the bath level with the brim.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PAIL

  • brazier
  • can
  • canister
  • cask
  • hod
  • kettle
  • pail
  • pot
  • scuttle
  • vat
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