Meaning of well bucket in English:

well bucket

Pronunciation /ˈwɛl bʌkɪt/


  • A bucket used to draw water from a well by means of a rope and pulley or a windlass.

    Sometimes one of a pair of buckets on either end of a rope, arranged so that the empty one may be lowered while the filled one is raised.


Late 15th century. From well + bucket.