Definition of Pailsful

1. Noun. (plural of pailful) ¹



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Definition of Pailsful

1. pailful [n] - See also: pailful

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pailsful

paiked
paiking
paiks
pail
pailful
pailfuls
paillard
paillards
paillette
paillettes
paillon
paillons
pails
pailsful (current term)
pain
pain-free
pain-pleasure principle
pain and suffering
pain au chocolat
pain clinics
pain in the arse
pain in the bum
pain in the neck
pain killer
pain killers
pain measurement

Literary usage of Pailsful

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

1. A Practical Treatise on Dyeing and Calico-printing; Including the Latest by Edward Andrew Parnell, Robert Macfarlane (1860)
"In the meanwhile, a copper containing 30 pailsful is filled two-thirds, and heated to a temperature of 150° or 160° F. Three ..."

2. The American Housewife: Containing the Most Valuable and Original Receipts by Experienced lady (1841)
"Dissolve eighteen pounds of potash in three pailsful of water: then add to it ... When melted, mix it with four pailsful of lye, made of twenty pounds of ..."

3. New-England Journal of Medicine and Surgery, and Collateral Branches of Science. edited by Walter Channing, John Ware (1815)
"He thinks that the quantity increased while he was with him, and feels confident, that during the latter part of the time he drank as much as four pailsful ..."

4. The Southern Gardener and Receipt Book: Containing Valuable Information by Mary L. Edgeworth (1860)
"... and restored his flock to fine condition, in which they still remain, by the following: —He boiled eight pounds of tobacco in eight pailsful of water, ..."

5. Out-doors at Idlewild; Or, The Shaping of a Home on the Banks of the Hudson by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1855)
"five and a-half pailsful of water stirred up with forty-five pounds of carbon and nitrogen." Our recent acquisition of a " Newfoundland" seemed to take but ..."

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