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Origin of pail
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH pailpale, pail .
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Homer uses metaphor—‘it was so crowded, it was like bees swarming over a pail of milk.’
Let us try to set aside—preferably forever—the image of the ever-immaculate Romney crouched bare-assed over a pail.Mitt Romney's 'Missionary in France' Tale Won't Make Us Forget He's Rich|Michelle Cottle|December 15, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Two of the boys passed round a pail of water and a tin cup, that all the thirsty might drink.Glengarry Schooldays|Ralph Connor
One of them went to the pail, and finding no water in it, cried out to the others, what must they do to christen the child?The Fairy Mythology|Thomas Keightley
With the pincers he picked up a bit of hot iron and dropped it hissing into the pail, which he pushed beneath the tent.The Best Short Stories of 1920|Various
She gave her consent, however, to his leaving the pail on the porch and then retiring to the chestnut tree.More Tish|Mary Roberts Rinehart
Shortly after returning to camp, they found the fat boy standing over a pail of water holding the stick above it.The Pony Rider Boys in New Mexico|Frank Gee Patchin