Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Bail

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_992

\bā(ә)l\ n [ME beil, baile, prob. of Scand origin; akin to Swedish bygel bow, hoop; akin to OE būgan to bend] (15c) Semicircular handle of a kettle, pail, or can.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA