Examples of pail in a Sentence
A plastic beach pail was lying on the sand.
She poured a pail of water on the campfire.
Recent Examples of pail from the Web
The pails will be delivered to the homes of the fewer than 4,000 customers who ordered them.
There’s a milking stool and a pail for hand-milking, but there’s also a small milking machine with two little milk cans.
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Origin and Etymology of pail
Middle English payle, paille
First Known Use: 14th century
PAIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pail for English Language Learners
: a round container that is open at the top and usually has a handle
: the amount held by a pail
PAIL Defined for Kids
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