KJV Dictionary Definition: bucket
1. The vessel in which water is drawn out of a well; it is nearly in the form of a pail.
2. A vessel or pail used at sea to draw water up at the side of a ship, for washing the decks, &c.
3. A vessel made of leather, nearly in the form of a pail, but narrower and deeper, used to convey water by hand for extinguishing fires.