Definition of Bucketsful

1. Noun. (plural of bucketful) ¹



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Definition of Bucketsful

1. bucketful [n] - See also: bucketful

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bucketsful

bucket shop
bucket shops
bucketball
bucketed
bucketed down
bucketful
bucketfuls
bucketing
bucketing down
bucketless
bucketlike
bucketload
bucketloads
buckets
buckets down
bucketsful (current term)
bucketshop
bucketshops
bucketwheel
bucketwheels
buckeye
buckeyes
buckhorn
buckhornite
buckhorns
buckhound
buckhounds
buckie
buckies
bucking

Literary usage of Bucketsful

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Central Asia and Tibet by Sven Anders Hedin (1903)
"two of the camels their full quantity, namely, half-a-dozen bucketsful, ... Each camel drank not less than nine bucketsful, two of them even drank eleven ..."

2. A Mission in China by William Edward Soothill (1907)
"You are not only to pray and sing and read your Bibles on Sundays, but every day of the week, and, just as it says here, two or three bucketsful, ..."

3. Chauncy Maples, D.D., F.R.G.S., Pioneer Missionary in East Central Africa by Chauncy Maples, Ellen Gilbert Maples Cook (1898)
"from the spot where we burn it, unless we give them what practically amounts to 8d. instead of 6d. for the two bucketsful which they valiantly carry ..."

4. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1901)
"... of illiberal temper that the slightest suggestion of such feeling, upon his part, jars us more than bucketsful of abuse from some other war-historians. ..."

5. Ortotteri agrari cioè dei diversi insetti dell'ordine degli ortotteri nocivi by Eleanor Anne Ormerod, Adolfo Targioni-Tozzetti (1878)
"Two bucketsful of water are first poured into the can, then three tablespoonfuls of good green, well-mixed with another half-bucketful of water, ..."

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