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  • n. Plural form of pail.


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  • From the hardware store: small paint brushes packets of seeds inexpensive gardening tools for kids who need to dig small tin pails for the sandbox small hammers or screwdrivers for the budding carpenter (or for Dad, whose regular tools have been borrowed too many times) spring-themed cookie cutters small potted plant or herbs that the children can plant outside

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • And on the southeast corner is a benefit for the Red Cross, a display of live calves for city kids to pet, next to a truck selling fresh milk in pails, three little girls parading through the Jardin carrying placards touting the benefits of drinking milk.

    At the Jardin this Sunday...

  • For drinking water she dipped it in pails out of the Neva river which runs through the heart of the city.

    Back From Russia

  • "There 's smoke coming out of the chimney and some plants growing in pails and boxes on the porch."

    The Mystery at Number Six

  • In the tiny porch, there were many mysterious baskets and boxes and tin pails of varying sizes, and within doors a long table at the back of the room had on it many cups and saucers, with a pile of tissue paper napkins.

    Purple Springs

  • She made up the two tin pails of lunch with which her young brothers would beguile the noontide hour.

    Purple Springs

  • THERE was a great clashing of tin pails, much running to and fro, and frequent demands for something to eat, one August afternoon, for the boys were going huckleberrying, and made as much stir about it as if they were setting out to find the North West Passage.

    Little Men: Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

  • The berries were thick, and at last the pails were actually full.

    Little Men: Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

  • The company recently decided to revamp its brand image by switching from labelled pails to screen printing.

    Packaging & Converting ESSENTIALS

  • Besides observing the precautions mentioned, it is necessary that all utensils used in a dairy, such as pails for milking, strainers, containers, etc., be kept scrupulously clean.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery Volume 2: Milk, Butter and Cheese; Eggs; Vegetables


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