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pail

[pāl]
(design engineering)
A cylindrical or slightly tapered container.
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Like the highly playful child with a pailful of Legos, a genius is constantly combining and recombining ideas, images, and thoughts in his conscious and subconscious minds.
Furthermore, the low price charged for beer by the pailful brought it within reach of even the poorest tenement dwellers.
Huge amounts of groundbait - at least a pailful - are emptied into `my swim' during the first hour.