Definition of Dinner pail

1. Noun. A pail in which a workman carries his lunch or dinner.

Exact synonyms: Dinner Bucket
Generic synonyms: Bucket, Pail



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dinner Pail

dinner
dinner-hour
dinner-time
dinner-times
dinner bell
dinner bucket
dinner dress
dinner gown
dinner hour
dinner jacket
dinner jackets
dinner ladies
dinner lady
dinner napkin
dinner pad
dinner pail (current term)
dinner parties
dinner party
dinner plate
dinner plates
dinner service
dinner set
dinner shirt
dinner shirts
dinner table
dinner tables
dinner theater
dinner theatre
dinner time
dinner times

Literary usage of Dinner pail

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1. Homestead: The Households of a Mill Town by Margaret Frances Byington (1910)
"... CHAPTER V TABLE AND dinner pail DURING my sojournings in Homestead, I found it of little avail to stand knocking at front doors. ..."

2. Child Observations: 1st Series: Imitation and Allied Activities. Made by the by Elias Harlow Russell (1896)
"I made a dinner-pail by taking out the inside of a pumpkin, cutting two holes in it, and putting in a string for a bail. My brother made a similar one for ..."

3. Economic Tangles: Industrial Problems Explained Through Lessons Drawn from by Judson Grenell (1902)
"The relation of the woman reporter to the dinner pail brigade is much closer ... More people in Detroit swing the tin dinner pail than even themselves are ..."

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