dinner bucket

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Noun1.dinner bucket - a pail in which a workman carries his lunch or dinner
bucket, pail - a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
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I am looking for items related to coal mining, such as a dinner bucket, cap lights, picks, drill, powder boxes, etc.
A remedial course for Kennedy would be spending one shift carrying a coal miner's dinner bucket so he can witness how they safely and efficiently keep America's lights on.
and we'd trudge home down the dusty country road, hopefully having saved a little snack from lunch in our dinner bucket.