Definition of Bowlful

1. Noun. The quantity contained in a bowl.

Exact synonyms: Bowl
Generic synonyms: Containerful



Definition of Bowlful

1. Noun. As much as is held by a bowl. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bowlful

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bowlful

bowlder
bowlderisation
bowlderised
bowlders
bowldery
bowled
bowled out
bowleg
bowlegged
bowlegs
bowler
bowler-hatted
bowler hat
bowlers
bowless
bowlful (current term)
bowlfuls
bowlike
bowline
bowline knot
bowlines
bowling
bowling-green
bowling alley
bowling alleys
bowling average
bowling averages
bowling ball
bowling crease

Literary usage of Bowlful

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1. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and by John Smith (1830)
"... profile view) is bowing on his knees, presenting a bowlful of money. 5 ft. 4 in. by 7 ft. 10 in.—C. This picture is mentioned by Descamps. ..."

2. Quick Cooking: A Book of Culinary Heresies for the Busy Wives and Mothers of by Flora Haines Loughead (1887)
"... seasoning them in the pan. 300. Smoked Beef (creamed). 1 bowlful chipped beef. 1 bowlful warm water. 1 bowlful cream or milk. 2 tablespoonfuls flour. ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1905)
"Metchnikoff himself is a firm believer in the virtue of curds, and has taken a bowlful daily for some years. He has several disciples among his colleagues ..."

4. Lew Wallace;: An Autobiography by Lew Wallace (1906)
"Sometimes he'll spoil a bowlful; but when he has his idea clear, the trouble is over. The match goes off all right, and, his cigar lit, he turn» and speaks. ..."

5. Lew Wallace; an Autobiography by Lew Wallace (1906)
"Sometimes he'll spoil a bowlful; but when he has his idea clear, the trouble is over. The match goes off all right, and, his cigar lit, he turns and speaks. ..."

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