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Noun
A roughly cylindrical open container with a handle, made of metal or plastic and used to hold and carry liquids
“After he'd checked out the next morning he called the police on a payphone and told them he'd seen a boy out by the fields carrying a bucket and a packet of matches.”
Noun
A considerable amount
“He was weeping buckets.”
Noun
Noun
Verb
Rain heavily
“Unfortunately we had reckoned without the Texas weather, which decided to bucket down with rain all morning.”
Verb
To lift out with something that holds liquid
“… bucketing water from the well, we raced to put out the fire.”
Verb
To make a series of small irregular or violent movements
“… getting the troops into the bucketing landing craft proved to be challenging.”
Verb
“That was the sign on the vestibule of the car we had just entered on the Oslo-Bergen express, bucketing across the snowy mountains of Norway.”
Verb
“As soon as we were inside, the rain began to bucket down.”
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