streetful

streetful

(ˈstriːtfʊl)
n
the amount of people or things a street can hold
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Yes the house looks like a bomb has hit it (I've had two kids, a niece and a streetful of kids camping out in a tent in my garden and then trailing their mess indoors), yes I've had so many hen dos and summer hang outs that I've neglected my home, yes I'm a giant soft touch who spoils her kids even when they've caused a grey hair explosion, but yes, summer is over as of today.
In "At the Village Fair," for instance, when a pig meant for slaughter slips loose, the distinction between animal and human is quickly lost: "The knife-grabbers, the bicycle-riders, the ones carrying scales / the whole village gave chase, / a streetful of black-clad galloping animals.
But because it's presented with all the flummery of a state opening of Parliament (which costs more in a single day than a streetful of pensioners get in a year), we're asked to believe this political propaganda.
All this while, Dylan is singing to a you no more visible in the video--and no less--than Johanna in a streetful of Louises.
And the subscription-only game can make winners out of a streetful of people in just one draw.
Meanwhile a streetful of neighbours who put together a dazzling display won the community prize.
What you don't see, as a kid, is that the soot is drifting across a whole streetful of nice clean washing.
For many mums, looking after their own children can prove a difficult enough task - but Hazel Strasshine takes care of a whole streetful.
Those beautifully crafted coach built prams could transport a baby from birth to two years old, then do the same for brothers, sisters, cousins and a streetful of babies and still look as pristine 15 years later.
30pm booking, we had time for a stroll and a look round - refreshing to see a streetful of unashamedly local shops, with barely a big chain name in sight.
will have your eyes shining brighter than a streetful of fairy lights.
But you ask what people were my models, and I think now in my seventies of my mother and father, my streetful of talkers.