Definition of Foodful

1. a. Full of food; supplying food; fruitful; fertile.



Definition of Foodful

1. Adjective. (dated) Supplying food. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foodful

1. able to supply food abundantly [adj]

Medical Definition of Foodful

1. Full of food; supplying food; fruitful; fertile. "The foodful earth." "Bent by its foodful burden [the corn]" (Glover) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foodful

food vacuole
food waste
food waste disposer
food web
foodaholic
foodaholics
foodbank
foodbanks
foodborne
foodchain
fooder
fooders
foodfish
foodfishes
foodflation
foodful (current term)
foodgasm
foodgasms
foodgrain
foodgrains
foodie
foodies
foodious
foodism
foodisms
foodist
foodists
foodless
foodlessness
foodlessnesses

Literary usage of Foodful

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1. The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1853)
"... the Spirit of Good, Forces to unchain the foodful progeny Of the Ocean's stream.—Wild phantasies! yet wise, On the victorious goodness of High God ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1796)
"By ev'ry oath that pow'rs immortal ties, 41 The foodful earth, and all-infolding flues, By thy black waves, tremendous Styx! that flow Thro' the drear ..."

3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... too let eddas spring in order meet, With Indian cale, and foodful calaloo: While mint, thyme, balm, and Europe's coyer herbs, Shoot gladsome forth, ..."

4. The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb by Maurice Henry Hewlett, Laurence Binyon, Edward James Hewlett, William Randolph Hearst, Jonathan Swift, Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb, Edward Verrall Lucas, Frederick Madison Smith, Mariano Tomás (1905)
"foodful " occurs thus in the lines "To an Infant":— Alike the foodful fruit and scorching fire Awake thy eager grasp and young desire. ..."

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