pailful

[ peyl-fool ]
/ ˈpeɪlˌfʊl /

noun, plural pail·fuls.

a quantity sufficient to fill a pail: a pailful of water.

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Origin of pailful

First recorded in 1585–95; pail + -ful

usage note for pailful

See -ful.

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