Definition Of pail

noun

a bucket.

Be sure to eliminate mosquito-breeding areas around your home by removing standing water from gutters, old tires, wading pools, tarps, potted plants, and other outside buckets and pails .

Example Of pail

  • A pailful , containing four gallons, may be purified by a single teaspoonful of the alum.

  • All around the environment Smith created sculptures of human figures - literal ones constructed of poles, buckets and pails , and paint can lids.

  • And every day, girls from the village would go down to the water hole and fill rusty pails with water for cooking and drinking.

  • Be sure to eliminate mosquito-breeding areas around your home by removing standing water from gutters, old tires, wading pools, tarps, potted plants, and other outside buckets and pails .

  • But many more in the city of nine million people hunker down, lining up for rationed water and storing it in pails and tubs as the city's water supply was cut off.


  • More Example