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bucket
 n.  vessel for drawing up water from a well
Classic Sentence: (66 in 5 pages)
1  Cosette dropped her head, and went for an empty bucket which stood near the chimney-corner.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—MEN MUST HAVE WINE, AND HORSES MUST HAVE WATE...
2  This bucket was bigger than she was, and the child could have set down in it at her ease.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—MEN MUST HAVE WINE, AND HORSES MUST HAVE WATE...
3  Then she stood motionless, bucket in hand, the open door before her.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—MEN MUST HAVE WINE, AND HORSES MUST HAVE WATE...
4  At the moment when Cosette emerged, bucket in hand, melancholy and overcome as she was, she could not refrain from lifting her eyes to that wonderful doll, towards the lady, as she called it.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—ENTRANCE ON THE SCENE OF A DOLL
5  Only, as a certain emotion overcame her, she made as much motion as possible with the handle of the bucket as she walked along.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
6  Then she seized her bucket again; fear had lent her audacity.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
7  She drew out the bucket nearly full, and set it on the grass.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
8  She would have liked to set out again at once, but the effort required to fill the bucket had been such that she found it impossible to take a step.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
9  The agitated water in the bucket beside her was describing circles which resembled tin serpents.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
10  In this manner she advanced a dozen paces, but the bucket was full; it was heavy; she was forced to set it on the ground once more.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
11  She took breath for an instant, then lifted the handle of the bucket again, and resumed her march, proceeding a little further this time, but again she was obliged to pause.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
12  She walked bent forward, with drooping head, like an old woman; the weight of the bucket strained and stiffened her thin arms.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
13  At that moment she suddenly became conscious that her bucket no longer weighed anything at all: a hand, which seemed to her enormous, had just seized the handle, and lifted it vigorously.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
14  This man, without uttering a word, had seized the handle of the bucket which she was carrying.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
15  He drew near, and perceived that it was a very young child, laden with an enormous bucket of water.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—WHICH POSSIBLY PROVES BOULATRUELLE'S INTELLIGE...
Example Sentence:
1  It may be a drop in the bucket, but when it comes to violence, any drop is a dangerous one.
2  They saw him draw a bucket of gravel from the hole and tilt it on the edge of the dump.
3  And he remembered that although the pump was only a hundred and fifty yards off, Jim never got back with a bucket of water under an hour -- and even then somebody generally had to go after him.
4  I took all the coffee and sugar there was, and all the ammunition; I took the wadding; I took the bucket and gourd; I took a dipper and a tin cup, and my old saw and two blankets, and the skillet and the coffee-pot.
5  In the bottom of the trough is a length of plastic gutter that carries the liquid into a bucket.
6  Get a bucket to swill the yard down.
7  He let down a bucket into the well to draw water.
8  He felt a sudden compulsion to drop the bucket and run.
9  Water had spilled out of the bucket onto the floor.
10  There were buckets to catch the drips from the ceiling.
11  The rain was coming down in buckets.
12  It was my first interview and I was sweating buckets.
13  The surveys will be used to divide publications into buckets to screen out likely peddlers of misinformation; it's also betting on the notoriously fickle news judgment of the masses.