Definition of Pailfuls

1. Noun. (plural of pailful) ¹



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Definition of Pailfuls

1. pailful [n] - See also: pailful

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pailfuls

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

Literary usage of Pailfuls

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Pilgrim Fathers: Or, The Founders of New England in the Reign of James by William Henry Bartlett (1853)
"... houses,—or to a chance salute from some twirling mop, or a sudden shock from one of the endless pailfuls with which the foot-pavement is being deluged. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1855)
"It may be poured from a considerable height by pailfuls on the naked patient, or may be used as a bath. Great reduction of the vital actions is induced, ..."

3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1799)
"The price of a load (two pailfuls) of water, at that time, was fix Jais ¡ and the quantity ihe required would have coft him more than he earned by his work. ..."

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