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sackful

(ˈsækfʊl) or

sackload

n
the amount of something that a sack contains or could contain
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Noun1.sackful - the quantity contained in a sack
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
Translations

sackful

[ˈsækfʊl] Nsaco m, contenido m de un saco

sackful

[ˈsækfʊl] n
a sackful of → un plein sac de, un sac de

sackful

nSack m; two sackfuls of potatoeszwei Sack Kartoffeln

sackful

[ˈsækˌfʊl] nsacco (pieno)
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McGregor emptied out a sackful of lawn mowings right upon the top of the sleeping Flopsy Bunnies
I had never heard the postmaster say anything but `Only papers, to-day,' or, `I've got a sackful of mail for ye,' until this afternoon.
Hearing this the curate said, "I do believe that all this family of the Panzas are born with a sackful of proverbs in their insides, every one of them; I never saw one of them that does not pour them out at all times and on all occasions.
Money could be made out of them, and he would wait and take a sackful of it into the South Seas.
Saxon got a sackful of the fish, and was compelled to make two trips in order to carry them home, where she salted them down in a wooden washtubs
They spent hours collecting sackfuls of rubbish, some left behind by visitors and more blown there by the winds.
The only drawback was that he got sackfuls of fan mail (destined for the 21-year-old popstar) delivered to his hotel room in the mistaken belief that he was Beatle George.
For the last five to six years, I have gained permission from the council to "raid" their mountainous compost heaps in Stewart Park where I collected sackfuls of bulbs and most of these are now planted in gardens across this ward.
Taylor was forced to flee but was captured on the Nigeria-Cameroon border in 2006 with sackfuls of cash by a team working for the UN-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone.
They managed to amass sackfuls of goodies thanks to the "overwhelming" generosity of North East folk.
WE'VE had sackfuls of entries our Win a Mini competition there's still time to get your in.
A CHARITY shop has bagged sackfuls of clothes, thanks to workers at the Metrocentre.