(intransitive) (Brit) (esp of a boat in a storm) to toss or shake violently
water bench. a Pennsylvania Dutch dresser having a lower portion closed with doors for milk pails, an open shelf for water pails, and an upper section with shallow drawers.
a line of persons formed to extinguish a fire by passing on buckets of water quickly from a distant source. any group of persons who cooperate to help cope with an emergency. Historical Examples The Girl Scouts at Camp Comalong Lillian Garis Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom Cory Doctorow Down and Out in […]
noun a series of buckets that move in a continuous chain, used to dredge riverbeds, etc, or to excavate land (as modifier): a bucket-ladder dredger Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7 Various
a list of things a person wants to achieve or experience, as before reaching a certain age or dying: a bucket list for a terminally ill patient; What’s on your summer bucket list? Contemporary Examples ‘Bucket List’ Baby Avery Canahuati: Facts About Spinal Muscular Atrophy Andrew Carter May 2, 2012 noun (informal) a list of […]