Definition of pailful in English:

pailful

Pronunciation /ˈpālˌfo͝ol/ /ˈpeɪlˌfʊl/

nounpailfuls

See pail

‘Each pailful, each drop, was another show, another plot twist, another build-up to the climax.’
  • ‘Buying coal by the pailful in the great east side tenement district has always been the custom, and probably always will be.’
  • ‘A pailful, containing four gallons, may be purified by a single teaspoonful of the alum.’