from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In mining, an iron or steel hoisting-bucket.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mining) An iron bucket for hoisting coal or ore.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun mining A bucket for hoisting coal or ore.


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