Definition of Tubfuls

1. Noun. (plural of tubful) ¹



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Definition of Tubfuls

1. tubful [n] - See also: tubful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tubfuls

tuberous vetch
tubers
tubes
tubeshoulder
tubeshoulders
tubewell
tubework
tubeworks
tubeworm
tubeworms
tubfast
tubfasts
tubfish
tubfishes
tubful
tubfuls (current term)
tubicolae
tubicolar
tubicole
tubicoles
tubicolous
tubifex
tubifexes
tubificid
tubificids
tubiform
tubing
tubings

Literary usage of Tubfuls

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1. The Cruise of the Snark by Jack London (1911)
"The precious water came down in bucketfuls and tubfuls, and in two hours we caught and stored away in the tanks one hundred and twenty gallons. ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1888)
"I am not going to talk of bucketfuls and tubfuls. No words could give the least idea of the dense mass of water ..."

3. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1873)
"What a blunder, he thought, had he committed, throwing cold water, literally in tubfuls, on such good-natured offers ! ..."

4. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan by Asiatic Society of Japan (1893)
"from the standing trees, and the price is fixed by the number of tubfuls taken. When firewood is sold, the trees are cnt into lengths of 8 feet 5 or G ..."

5. The Conquest of the Great Northwest: Being the Story of the Adventurers of by Agnes Christina Laut (1908)
"This, in a country where fish might be scooped out in tubfuls without either fly or line! The committeemen meeting to transact the details of business were, ..."

6. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1884)
"It takes a quantity of water equivalent to three tubfuls to leach the base-metal chlorides out. ..."

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