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
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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.
When the waiter Food: 6/10 - were an applied a tiny jugful of hot butterscotch sauce it shrivelled into something less joyful to look at but highly enjoyable to eat.
I removed a jugful of it and replaced it with a jugful of water.
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).
After she had sympathized with us and wept over us, as it was her custom to do, and after she had crammed us full of the choicest things she had to eat, she went into the pantry, fetched a jugful of birch ointment, rubbed our bodies with it from head to toe and bade us lie upon the stove and keep warm.
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.
Cachat immediately built a fence and began selling his eau by the jugful.