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Dinner bucket   /dˈɪnər bˈəkət/   Listen
Dinner bucket

noun
1.
A pail in which a workman carries his lunch or dinner.  Synonym: dinner pail.






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"Dinner bucket" Quotes from Famous Books



... on the job," so Clate was told. Some two years later Clate, a weary figure, emerged one evening from the company commissary. His face was smudged with coal dust. A miner's lamp still flickered on his grimy cap. He carried a dinner bucket and the baby on one arm. Over his shoulder hung a gunnysack that bulged with canned goods and a poke of meal. At his heels followed his bedraggled, snaggle-toothed wife, a babe in her arms and another tugging at her ...
— Blue Ridge Country • Jean Thomas



Words linked to "Dinner bucket" :   pail, bucket, dinner pail



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