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pailful

[peyl-foo l] /ˈpeɪlˌfʊl/
noun, plural pailfuls.
1.
a quantity sufficient to fill a pail:
a pailful of water.
Origin of pailful
1585-1595
1585-95; pail + -ful
Usage note
See -ful.
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