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Synonyms for pail

the quantity contained in a pail


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She to stand in the corner by the water pail and be stared at by all the scholars!
And let me tell you, scholars, that I asked Rebecca to stand by the pail only to break up this habit of incessant drinking, which is nothing but empty-mindedness and desire to walk to and fro over the floor.
If Samuel had not loved wickedness he would not have followed me to the water pail."
As he could not lift the whole pailful of water at once, he fetched a milk jug, and ladled quarts of water into the pail by degrees.
The pail was full of water; the rope was tightly strained over the top of the bed, and across the window sill to the tree outside.
Tod's dressing-gown into a bundle, put it into the bed beneath the pail of water instead of himself, and left the room also--grinning immensely.
Inside the house there was a great crash and splash, and the noise of a pail rolling over and over.
The water was dripping from the bed, the pail had rolled into a corner.
In the middle of the bed under the blanket, was a wet flattened SOMETHING--much dinged in, in the middle where the pail had caught it
Yes--there was no doubt about it--it had turned out even better than he had planned; the pail had hit poor old Tommy Brock, and killed him dead!
There might have been another unpleasant quarrel between Aunt Em and Billina had not the men returned just then with their pails filled with clear, sparkling water.
'When the mother of the deceased was in the back room near the bathroom, she heard running water in the bathroom, and she quickly went in and found the victim collapsed in the pail with both legs in the air and head submerged in water.
Velasco was discovered with her head submerged in a pail of water.
Vic: One other area of the pumping system that draws many inquiries revolves around fabricators using pails. WACKER still fields many questions on excessive leakage past the follower plate and additional conditions in which the gasket and/or follower plate will not go into the pail.
For the chamber, he selected a food-grade 7-gallon pail. It's slightly taller than a 5-gallon pail with a similar diameter.