Definition of Cupsful

1. Noun. (plural of cupful) ¹



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Definition of Cupsful

1. cupful [n] - See also: cupful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cupsful

cuprosklodowskite
cuprospinel
cuprostibite
cuprotitanium
cuprotungstite
cuprouranite
cuprous
cuprous oxide
cuprum
cuprums
cups
cups of joe
cups of tea
cupset
cupsets
cupsful (current term)
cupula
cupula cochleae
cupula cristae ampullaris
cupula of cochlea
cupula pleurae
cupulae
cupular
cupular blind sac
cupular caecum of the cochlear duct
cupular part of epitympanic recess
cupulate
cupule
cupules
cupuliferous

Literary usage of Cupsful

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1. The Aunts' Cook Book (1922)
"... cupsful sifted pastry flour 1 teaspoonful salt Put lard and flour into bowl (leaving out enough flour for rolling). Rub lightly together, add water with ..."

2. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"We have had many letters from people who remember their teachers telling them that the proper plural is cupsful or handsful. We have not discovered what ..."

3. Elementary English Composition by Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney (1908)
"... men-servants What is the difference between two cupsful of flour and two cupfuls of flour? Consult the dictionary. G. Contrast the following plurals. ..."

4. Applied Business English by Hubert Adonley Hagar, Rupert Pitt SoRelle (1914)
""Council" means a body of advisers, while "counsel" means advice, or a person employed to give legal advice. cupsful—cupfuls Take two ..."

5. Aunt Caroline's Dixieland Recipes by Emma McKinney, William McKinney (1922)
"Left-over pieces may be split, lightly buttered, and browned in the oven. BOLTED CORN MEAL BREAD 2 cupsful of flour, 1 cupful of corn meal, (bolted is best) ..."

6. Correct English, how to Use it: A Complete Grammar by Josephine Turck Baker (1907)
"cupsful. DON'T SAY: SAY: The recipe requires three- The receipt requires three ... Three cupsful means three cups full, and "cups full" should be written as ..."

7. A Practical Treatise on the Efficacy of Bloodletting, in the Epidemic Fever by Benjamin Welsh (1819)
"... one or two small tea-cupsful. In progress of time, however, after free venesection had for some time been successfully practised in the Infirmary, ..."

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