Definition of Dustpanful
1. Noun. The quantity that a dustpan will hold.
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Literary usage of Dustpanful
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."