Definition of Apronful

1. n. The quantity an apron can hold.



Definition of Apronful

1. Noun. as much as an apron will hold ¹

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Definition of Apronful

1. an amount carried in an upturned apron [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apronful

apriority
aprium
apriums
aprobarbital
aprocarb
aprocta
aproctous
aprofen
apron
apron-string hold
apron flashing
apron string
apron strings
aproned
apronful (current term)
apronfuls
aproning
apronless
apronlike
aprons
apronsful
aprophoria
apropo
apropos
apropos of
apropos of nothing
aprosdoketa
aprosdoketon
aprosdoketons

Literary usage of Apronful

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1. Yorkshire Legends and Traditions as Told by Her Ancient Chroniclers, Her by Thomas Parkinson (1888)
"The apronful of Stones is a group of rocks heaped together in delightful confusion, their disorder and name being thus explained: Once upon a time—whether ..."

2. Elson Primary School Reader by William Harris Elson (1913)
""It is not an apronful," she said, "but I can not ask for more." She thanked the old men for their kindness to her. Then she hurried through the forest to ..."

3. Bedd Gelert: Its Facts, Fairies, & Folk-lore by DAVID ERWYD. JENKINS, William (Bleddyn) Jones (1899)
"... earth of her native place to her adopted home, rather than bury her son a long way out of sight. She was carrying her apronful of the earth through Nant ..."

4. Child Life in Many Lands: A Third Reader by Etta Austin Blaisdell McDonald, Mary Frances Blaisdell (1900)
"The story of the fight at Fort Henry is often told, and Elizabeth Zane, the brave girl who carried the apronful of powder to the men in the fort, ..."

5. The Elson Readers by William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck (1920)
""It is not an apronful," she said, "but I cannot ask for more." She thanked the old men for ... "You have not brought me an apronful!" said the cross child. ..."

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