Barbara got a pailful of water from the spring and started peeling potatoes.
If at first it runs thick and discoloured, draw off a pailful or two, and pour it back again into the mash tub till it runs clear.
Number one nag with a pailful of water, swigging away like a Glasgow baillie at a bowl of punch.
"I have just spilled a pailful of milk on the ground," sobbed Kate.
I was carrying out my first pailful when Doctor Barnes came down the path and took the pail out of my hand.
I might have got over myself, but could not manage the pailful, also.
If the water gets low put on a pailful or so as it boils away.
Apply at least a pailful of water every day, in warm weather.
Slack it with hot water, and while slacking add to what will make a pailful one pound tallow or other grease, free from dirt.
They threw the contents by the pailful inside the buildings.