Bailer in a sentence

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Definition of Bailer

  • See Bailor.
  • One who bails or lades.
  • A utensil, as a bucket or cup, used in bailing; a machine for bailing water out of a pit.

How to use bailer in a sentence. Bailer pronunciation.

Once it rained, and I caught the water in the bailer and drank heartily, giving his fill to Beorn, and with it I ate some of my loaf, and he took half of his.
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In the excitement of the first moments little notice was taken of the devoted bailer, who ardently regarded Chonita.
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He had the frying pan, Bill handled the coffee pot, Lester used a huge sponge, while Fred and Ross did effective work with the bailers.
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Partly to show the indispensableness of this act, it may here be stated, that, in the old Dutch fishery, a mop was used to dash the running line with water; in many other ships, a wooden piggin, or bailer, is set apart for that purpose.
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The bailer was run frequently.
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He eased the brake and the massive bailer slid into the casing as a heavy shell slips into the breech of a cannon.
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During that moment of inattention the bailer had stuck.
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He kicked and fought it as he would have fought the closing folds of a python, for the bailer was falling again and the wire loops were vanishing as the coils in a whiplash vanish during its flight. Buddy's booted legs were thrown high, he was tossed aside like a thing of paper, but blind, half stunned, he scrambled back to his post.
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Nor did he take his eyes from his task until the drum had ceased revolving and the runaway bailer hung motionless in the well.
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Examples of Bailer

Example #1
Then slowly came night, and at last I waxed lonely, for all this while I had kept a hope that I might see the sail of Halfden's ship, but there was no glint of canvas between sky and sea, and my hope was gone as the darkness fell.
Example #2
All day long was it the same, wave after wave, gray sky overhead, and the steady breeze ever bearing us onward.
Example #3
Chonita alone was calm, smiling a loving welcome.
Example #4
For a time there was no conversation, only a series of exclamations.
Example #5
Before the onslaught of five sturdy pairs of arms, the water went down quickly and was soon so low that only the sponge could be used.
Example #6
The boys were rather restricted in their choice, but the articles they finally got together for the purpose served well enough.