pail definition

  • noun:
    • A watertight cylindrical vessel, open at the very top and fitted with a handle; a bucket.
    • The amount that a pail can hold.
    • A vessel of lumber, tin, synthetic, etc., usually cylindrical and achieving a handle -- made use of especially for holding liquids, as an example liquid or milk; a bucket (often with a cover).
    • A closed (covered) cylindrical shipping container.
    • an organization of wasps.
    • A vessel of lumber or tin, etc., typically cylindrical and achieving a bail, -- used esp. for carrying fluids, as liquid or milk, etc.; a bucket. It may, or cannot, have a cover.
    • A vessel of lumber (staves) or sheet-metal (usually tin), nearly or quite cylindrical, with a hooped handle or bail, employed for holding water, milk, or other liquids.
    • a roughly cylindrical vessel that's open at the top
    • the number found in a pail

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