pailful
noun see pail

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pailful — Pail ful, n.; pl. {Pailfuls}. The quantity that a pail will hold. By pailfuls. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pailful — /payl fool /, n., pl. pailfuls. a quantity sufficient to fill a pail: a pailful of water. [1585 95; PAIL + FUL] Usage. See ful. * * * …   Universalium

  • pailful — noun An amount that would fill a pail …   Wiktionary

  • pailful — pail·ful || peɪlfÊŠl n. amount equal to one full bucket …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pailful — pail·ful …   English syllables

  • pailful — pail•ful [[t]ˈpeɪlˌfʊl[/t]] n. pl. fuls use a quantity sufficient to fill a pail • Etymology: 1585–95 usage: See ful …   From formal English to slang

  • pailful — noun the quantity contained in a pail • Syn: ↑pail • Hypernyms: ↑containerful …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pailfuls — Pailful Pail ful, n.; pl. {Pailfuls}. The quantity that a pail will hold. By pailfuls. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pail — noun Etymology: Middle English payle, paille Date: 14th century 1. a usually cylindrical container with a handle ; bucket 2. the quantity that a pail contains • pailful noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Chodová Planá — Coordinates: 49°53′39″N 12°43′51″E / 49.89417°N 12.73083°E / 49.89417; 12.73083 …   Wikipedia

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