jugful


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jug•ful

(ˈdʒʌg fʊl)

n., pl. -fuls.
enough to fill a jug.
[1825–35]
usage: See -ful.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jugful - the quantity contained in a jugjugful - the quantity contained in a jug  
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
References in classic literature ?
Anne set the card up against the jugful of apple blossoms she had brought in to decorate the dinnertable--Marilla had eyed that decoration askance, but had said nothing-- propped her chin on her hands, and fell to studying it intently for several silent minutes.
The Count took his friend's place at the table, plaintively devoured the greater part of a fruit tart, submerged under a whole jugful of cream, and explained the full merit of the achievement to us as soon as he had done.
The longest words which can be typed on the top row are: PLUGUGLY (hyphenated in most dictionaries, but spelled solidly in the Random House Dictionary, Unabridged edition, 1965), FLUFFY (W3), PLUFFY (W3), JUGFUL (W3).
You could put almost any fruit in it, but call it a crumble, and there's a good chance I'll be ordering it, along with a jugful of thick custard.
Again, our waiter was only too happy to help, and went and got a jugful for us.
Ben is willing to bend the rules and clandestinely refill Bundy's jug from the master's stores, a move which might suggest his feelings of comradeship with his fellow slaves--"I reckon maybe Marse Sheppard can spare you one mo' jugful.
Cachat immediately built a fence and began selling his eau by the jugful.