Definition of Shopful

1. Noun. The amount that a shop can hold. ¹



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Definition of Shopful

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

Shopful Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shopful

shop window
shopaholic
shopaholics
shopaholism
shopboard
shopboards
shopbook
shopbooks
shopboy
shopboys
shope
shopfloor
shopfloors
shopfront
shopfronts
shopful (current term)
shopfuls
shopgirl
shopgirls
shopgoer
shopgoers
shopgrift
shopgrifted
shopgrifting
shopgrifts
shophar
shophars
shophouse
shophouses
shophroth

Literary usage of Shopful

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1. How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York by Jacob August Riis (1890)
"Newspaper readers will recall the story, told little more than a year ago, of a boy who after carrying beer a whole day for a shopful of men over on the ..."

2. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn (1893)
"Like a shopful of canaries. About the size of a song-sparrow. I think these are the tree-sparrow. Also mixed with them, and puzzling me to distinguish for a ..."

3. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1893)
"Like a shopful of canaries. About the size of a song-sparrow. I think these are the tree-sparrow. Also mixed with them, and puzzling me to distinguish for a ..."

4. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo (1887)
"There's a whole shopful of them there. Al! you've got to do is to climb over a wall, crawl through a win dow, and pass through a ..."

5. History of English Literature by Henri Van Laun, Hippolyte Taine (1871)
"If he speaks of cosmetics,* he brings out a shopful of them; one might make out of his plays a dictionary of the oaths and costumes of courtiers ; he seems ..."

6. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1881)
"The manager tried to coax her; promised her all the candy she could ^it, and a whole shopful of toys. But all that did not have half so much effect upon ..."

7. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1846)
"... shopful of gloves. The signal-gun is fired, and away slip the racers, At l;ist the wished-l'or morning dawned, but " heavily in clouds came on the day ..."

8. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1886)
"... the sugar-candy stores ; she could have bought up the whole shopful, but the little assemblage would not have seemed the same to her in any other place. ..."

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