Definition of Pail

1. Noun. A roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top.

Exact synonyms: Bucket
Specialized synonyms: Cannikin, Dinner Bucket, Dinner Pail, Dredging Bucket, Kibble, Slop Jar, Slop Pail, Wine Bucket, Wine Cooler
Generic synonyms: Vessel
Group relationships: Water Wheel, Waterwheel
Derivative terms: Bucket, Bucket



2. Noun. The quantity contained in a pail.
Exact synonyms: Pailful
Generic synonyms: Containerful

Definition of Pail

1. n. A vessel of wood or tin, etc., usually cylindrical and having a bail, -- used esp. for carrying liquids, as water or milk, etc.; a bucket. It may, or may not, have a cover.

Definition of Pail

1. Noun. 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)''. ¹

2. Noun. (In technical use) A closed (covered) cylindrical shipping container. ¹

3. Noun. A company of wasps. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pail

1. a watertight cylindrical container [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pail

1. A vessel of wood or tin, etc, usually cylindrical and having a bail, used especially. For carrying liquids, as water or milk, etc.; a bucket. It may, or may not, have a cover. Origin: OE. Paile, AS. Paegel a wine vessel, a pail, akin to D. & G. Pegel a watermark, a gauge rod, a measure of wine, Dan. Paegel half a pint. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pail

paid-up
paid for
paid vacation
paideutics
paidle
paidles
paidology
paigle
paigles
paijama
paijamas
paik
paiked
paiking
paiks
pail (current term)
pailful
pailfuls
paillard
paillards
paillette
paillettes
paillon
paillons
pails
pailsful
pain
pain-free

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