Part of speech: noun

A vessel, with a bail, for dipping or carrying liquids; a compartment on a water- wheel, or the like.

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Usage examples "bucket":

  1. He carries in a bucket of coal. - "Three Plays", Padraic Colum.
  2. He carried the bucket aft of the wheel. - "Over the Sliprails", Henry Lawson.
  3. Well, here is a bucket that will not break. - "The Red Fairy Book", Various.