Drinking bowl vs water-through

Sandra1303

Senior Member
Ukraine - Ukrainian
I wonder if there are any differences between these two words:"drinking bowl and waterthrough".Is "waterthrough" used only on a farm for cattle?Thanks a lot
 
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  • PaulQ

    Senior Member
    UK
    English - England
    "drinking bowl and water-through trough"

    A drinking bowl is a small bowl usually used by pets - dogs, cats, etc. You could lift it easily with one hand.
    A water-trough (or, simply, 'trough') is a large container for water usually used by farm animals - cattle, horses, sheep, etc.

    Drinking bowl:



    Water-trough

     

    Florentia52

    Modwoman in the attic
    English - United States
    I've never heard of a water trough being used for anything other than livestock, but if you think you've seen it used that way, please provide the complete sentence and some context, so we have a specific example to discuss.

    [Cross-postsed with PaulQ]
     
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