scuttleful

scuttleful

(ˈskʌtəlfʊl)
n
the amount a scuttle will hold
References in classic literature ?
I stirred up the cinders, and fetched a scuttleful myself.
He thought he would light the fire when he got inside, and make himself some breakfast, just to pass away the time; but he did not seem able to handle anything from a scuttleful of coals to a teaspoon without dropping it or falling over it, and making such a noise that he was in mortal fear that it would wake Mrs.
Our coal stocks grew dangerously low during the Great Freeze and our usual coal merchant was rationing even his regulars so, with one scuttleful remaining, I phoned around.