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noun 
  1. A container made of rigid material, often with a handle, used to carry liquids or small items.
    • I need a to carry the water from the well.
      1. (context, variation management) A mechanism for avoiding the allocation of targets in cases of mismanagement.
      2. The amount held in this container.
    • The horse drank a whole of water.
      1. Part of a piece of machinery that resembles a .
      2. (slang) An old car that is not in good working order.
      3. (context, basketball, colloquial) The basket.
    • The forward drove to the .
      1. (context, basketball, colloquial) A field goal.
    • ''We can't keep giving up easy buckets.
verb 
  1. (intransitive) (colloquial) To rain heavily.
    • It"s really bucketing down out there.
      1. (intransitive) (colloquial) To travel very quickly.
    • The boat is bucketing along.
      1. (transitive) To place inside a bucket.
Etymology: From boket; compare with Anglo-Saxon buc "belly, pitcher", or Cornish buket "tub".


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