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pail

[pāl]
(design engineering)
A cylindrical or slightly tapered container.
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Collins too, but he at least puts some thought into his delicate compliments, and discriminates among those he flatters, whereas Nancy and Lucy splatter theirs out by the pailful, to all and sundry, and are at no pains to adapt the flattery to the flatteree.
The cooked clams, about one pailful at a time, are lifted onto a sieve hung between trees.
When we have a pailful of apple pulp, my brother in law moves the pail over to the squeezing device, puts a round, wooden lid on top of the pulp and then turns the screw that forces the lid down through the pail, squeezing the apples in the process.
But they waited till the officers got boozy; then they went in at the windows and drew a pailful, and brought it out and we filled our canteens, and then they went in and drew another.
But this is a tap which can be programmed so the flow of the water is hot, cold, lukewarm at a normal or moderate flow, from a coffee-cupful to a pailful.