Definitions for pailpeɪl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a container, usu. cylindrical, with a handle; bucket.
the amount filling a pail.
Origin of pail:
bef. 1000; ME payle wooden container, OE pægel wine container, liquid measure (cf. MD, LG pegel half pint)
a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
the quantity contained in a pail
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
an open container with a handle, for carrying liquid; = bucket
kids with a pail and shovel at the beach
A vessel of wood, tin, plastic, etc., usually cylindrical and having a handle -- used especially for carrying liquids, for example water or milk; a bucket (sometimes with a cover).
The milkmaid carried a pail of milk in each hand.
(In technical use) A closed (covered) cylindrical shipping container.
A company of wasps.
Origin: payle 'wooden container', from pæġel 'wine vessel, container for liquids, pail; liquid measure', from pagilaz 'peg, rake' (compare / pegel 'half pint', pægel 'id.'), diminutive of *pag-. More at peg.
a vessel of wood or tin, etc., usually cylindrical and having a bail, -- used esp. for carrying liquids, as water or milk, etc.; a bucket. It may, or may not, have a cover
Translations for pail
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
Fetch a pail of water.
- سَطْل ماءArabic
- baldePortuguese (BR)
- der EimerGerman
- vjedro, kabaoCroatian
- 버킷, 원통형 용기Korean
- ki- birasLithuanian
- spann, bøtteNorwegian
- بوكه (٢) هغه لوښۍ چه اوبلن شيان له يوه ځايه بل ځاى ته په كى وړل كيږى . - (١) ستل، سلواغهPashto
- spann, hinkSwedish
- 桶Chinese (Trad.)
- відро; цеберUkrainian
- cái thùngVietnamese
- 桶Chinese (Simp.)
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