barrowful


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barrowful

(ˈbærəʊfʊl)
n
another name for barrow12
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Noun1.barrowful - the quantity that a barrow will holdbarrowful - the quantity that a barrow will hold
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
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If they had any sense, they'd take the roof off.' After a minute or two, they began moving about again, and Alice heard the Rabbit say, `A barrowful will do, to begin with.'
`A barrowful of WHAT?' thought Alice; but she had not long to doubt, for the next moment a shower of little pebbles came rattling in at the window, and some of them hit her in the face.
If her choice of subject matter undermines distinctions between 'literary' and 'genre' writing (such as crime fiction and erotica), Palmer's treatment of the material resolutely cleaves to her interest in mineral life: the gravedigger is left wandering the island with a barrowful of rubble the same volume as the body he has concealed, while the sex scene emphasises the connection between bodies and stone in the sculptural relief that the foursome makes.
If it is that safe, as they say, are there any Assembly Members willing to have a few barrowful loads dumped in their gardens?
We will not Assembly have pushed dumping Ray Pentwyn If it is that safe, as they say, are there any Assembly Members willing to have a few barrowful loads dumped in their gardens?
It is a nation where to buy a loaf of bread required a barrowful of notes virtually worthless by virtue of Mugabe's nihilism.
So show us your apples, aubergines, how you've laid your fruit and veg garden out or simply a barrowful of your biggest cabbages.