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water butt

noun
1.
a barrel for collecting rainwater, esp from a drainpipe
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  • I could have emptied a water butt, lain down and gone to sleep, or melted ice with a touch of the finger.

    Love Among the Chickens P. G. Wodehouse
  • After a good swig out of the water butt, he declared he was ready for another fight.

    The Voodoo Gold Trail Walter Walden
  • Trask filled the basin at the water butt and washed his sticky face.

    Isle o' Dreams Frederick F. Moore

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