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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quantity contained in a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top

Usage examples (38)
  • Noun, : a pailful of water
  • "And look what she calls a pailful of water!" added the mother, with a second blow.
  • But when we delivered the water Jed had only one pailful.
  • The words hit him like a pailful of cold water in the face. for more
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