[ peyl-fool ]

noun,plural pail·fuls.
  1. a quantity sufficient to fill a pail: a pailful of water.

Origin of pailful

First recorded in 1585–95; pail + -ful

usage note For pailful

See -ful.

Words Nearby pailful Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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