Definition of Barrowful

1. Noun. The quantity that a barrow will hold.

Exact synonyms: Barrow
Generic synonyms: Containerful



Definition of Barrowful

1. Noun. The amount that can fit in a barrow ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barrowful

barrio
barrios
barrista
barristas
barrister
barristering
barristers
barroisite
barroom
barroom brawl
barrooms
barrow
barrow-boy
barrow-man
barrow man
barrowful (current term)
barrowfuls
barrowlike
barrows
barrowsful
barrulet
barrulets
barruly
bars
barse
barses
barside
barspin
barspins
barstaurant

Literary usage of Barrowful

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1. The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florists Magazine by Joseph Harrison (1856)
"One barrowful of sandy loam; one peck of leaf-mould; one peck of old cow-dung. 2. ... one barrowful of one-year-old horse-dung; one peck of sand. ..."

2. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1856)
"One barrowful of sandy loam ; one peck of leaf-mould ; one peck of old cow-dung. ... well-rotted cow-dung, or leaf-mould ; one-half barrowful of white sand ..."

3. Floricultural Cabinet and Florists' Magazine. (1856)
"One barrowful of sandy loam; ... two barrowful* of good loam. ... one barrowful of one-year-old horse-dung; one peck of sand. ..."

4. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1847)
"A compost composed of the following materials will be found suitable:—To a barrowful of turfy loam,—not sifted, but chopped with the spade,—add half a ..."

5. Floricultural Cabinet and Florists' Magazine. (1855)
"The following proportions of compost I grow them in most vigorously. To a barrowful of turfy loam, two years old from the time of paring from the pasture or ..."

6. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1835)
"For strong plants Intended for exhibition, add to the same composition as a stimulant, a barrowful of well-decayed night »oil, with the application of ..."

7. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1834)
"... and one barrowful of well rotted dung from a cucumber bed, ... and half a barrowful of river sand: mix and chop these well together in the autumn, ..."

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