Definition of Dishful

1. Noun. The quantity that a dish will hold. "They served me a dish of rice"

Exact synonyms: Dish
Generic synonyms: Containerful
Derivative terms: Dish



Definition of Dishful

1. n. As much as a dish holds when full.

Definition of Dishful

1. Noun. as much as a dish will hold ¹

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Definition of Dishful

1. as much as a dish can hold [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dishful

disheritors
disherits
dishes
dishes out
dishes up
dishevel
dishevele
disheveled
disheveledly
disheveling
dishevelled
dishevelledly
dishevelling
dishevelment
dishevels
dishful (current term)
dishfuls
dishier
dishiest
dishily
dishiness
dishing
dishing out
dishing up
dishings
dishlike
dishome
dishomed
dishomes
dishoming

Literary usage of Dishful

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1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1867)
"... half a handful of agrimony ; two or three handfuls of barley straw chopped in pieces, half a dishful of a kind of pulse corn, called in Latin Lupinus, ..."

2. Speculum Gy de Warewyke: an English poem by Georgiana Lea Morrill (1898)
"977 and 1485 ; King Horn, 1. 1040. 1. 963. a dishful water : ' water in a vessel.' dishful water: a cup of cold water, Matt. x. 42. ..."

3. The Achievements of Stanley and Other African Explorers: Comprising All the by Joel Tyler Headley (1878)
"Not long after the Arabs had departed, a dishful of hot hashed-meat cakes was sent to us by Sayd bin Majid, and a curried chicken was received from Mohammed ..."

4. Memoirs of the American Folk-lore Society by American Folklore Society (1894)
"She took out the dishful of her master ; she took out moreover the dishful of her four brothers-in-law. She went to bring (it) them. ..."

5. The History of Ballarat: From the First Pastoral Settlement to the Present Time by William Bramwell Withers (1887)
"Woodward says that on the 25th Brown was sent out to prospect and returned the same day, saying he hud found gold in every dishful of dirt, and wanted men ..."

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