Definition of Cheekfuls
1. cheekful [n] - See also: cheekful
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheekfuls
Literary usage of Cheekfuls
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Writings of John Burroughs by John Burroughs (1895)
"... determined to move; if the mountain fell, he, at least, would be away in time. So, by mouthfuls or cheekfuls, the grain was transferred to a new place. ..."
2. Wake-robin by John Burroughs (1904)
"So, by mouthfuls or cheekfuls, the grain was transferred to a new place. lie did not make a "bee" to get it done, but carried it all himself, ..."
3. Squirrels and Other Fur-bearers by John Burroughs (1900)
"... or cheekfuls, the grain was transferred to a new place. He did not make a “bee” to get it done, but carried it all himself, occupying several days, ..."
4. Boys' and Girls' Bookshelf by Hamilton Wright Mabie, University Society, New York (1912)
"He took many cheekfuls of dry leaves into the hole during the few minutes that we watched him. Sparrows of several kinds, with waxwings and blue jays, ..."