What does the word pail mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A vessel for carrying liquids, etc., properly having a bail.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Pailful.

Usage examples for pail

  1. Some one had brought a box of sandwiches, a pail of coffee and tin cups. – The Hidden Places by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  2. He started at six in the morning, and I got the pail to go and milk. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  3. I gave him a whole pail of berries I picked and he got sick and couldn't go home." – Pee-wee Harris on the Trail by Percy Keese Fitzhugh