Definition of Dustpanful

1. Noun. The quantity that a dustpan will hold.

Exact synonyms: Dustpan
Generic synonyms: Containerful



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dustpanful

dusting powder
dustings
dustless
dustlike
dustman
dustmat
dustmats
dustmen
dustmite
dustmop
dustmote
dustmotes
dustoff
dustoffs
dustpan
dustpanful (current term)
dustpans
dustproof
dustrag
dustrags
dusts
dusts off
dustsheet
dustsheets
duststorm
duststorms
dustup
dustups
dusty
dusty miller

Literary usage of Dustpanful

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1. The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane (1900)
"If an' ol" woman swep' up th' woods she'd git a dustpanful." " Yes, an' if she'll come around ag'in in 'bout an' hour she'll git a pile more. ..."

2. The Gypsy Moth, Porthetria Dispar (Linn.): A Report of the Work of by Edward Howe Forbush, Charles Henry Fernald (1896)
"Many a time I have swept the caterpillars off by the dustpanful from the underpinnings of the house. (Mrs. EM Russell, then living on Cross Street. ..."

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