Definition of Palmfuls
1. palmful [n] - See also: palmful
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palmfuls
Literary usage of Palmfuls
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness by Gaelic Society of Inverness (1894)
"The performer then goes with the dish of water to the fireside, and sprinkles three palmfuls on the fire, repeating these words :— " An till ..."
2. Carmina Gadelica: Hymns and Incantations with Illustrative Notes on Words by Alexander Carmichael, James Carmichael Watson, Angus Matheson (1900)
"The three palmfuls Of the Secret Three, To preserve thee From every envy, Evil eye and death; The palmful of the God of Life, The palmful of the Christ of ..."
3. The Poets and Poetry of Scotland: From the Earliest to the Present Time by James Grant Wilson (1876)
"... from thine ethereal rill, Some little palmfuls of the blessed dew, And lend the swan-drawn ear. that safely I, Like him, ..."
4. A Walk in Hellas: Or, The Old in the New by Denton Jaques Snider (1882)
"I lean down and put my hands into it; but it will not suft'er itself to be lifted except by palmfuls to the hot temples and thirsty lips, which are now ..."