pail

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See also: päil and pa'il

English[edit]

A pail (def 1)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English payle (bucket, pail, milking pail).

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Noun[edit]

pail (plural pails)

  1. A vessel of wood, tin, plastic, etc., usually cylindrical and having a handle -- used especially for carrying liquids, for example water or milk; a bucket (sometimes with a cover).
    Synonym: bucket
    The milkmaid carried a pail of milk in each hand.
  2. (In technical use) A closed (covered) cylindrical shipping container.

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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pilus.

Noun[edit]

pail m

  1. (body) hair

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