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pail

 
 
pronunciation:
peIl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a container with steep sides and a handle; bucket.
The pail is old and rusty.
 
synonyms:
bucket
similar words:
bail, dipper, pan, receptacle, tub, vessel
definition 2: an amount that will fill a pail.
How many pails of water do you need?
similar words:
dipper, pan, tub
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