Definition of Netfuls

1. Noun. (plural of netful) ¹



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Definition of Netfuls

1. netful [n] - See also: netful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Netfuls

netballers
netbook
netbooks
netcast
netcasts
netcentric
netcop
netcops
netcronym
netcronyms
nete
netes
netfish
netful
netfuls (current term)
nethead
netheads
netheless
nether
nether-
nether-hair
nether-hairs
nether-shirt
nether hair
nether region
nether regions
nether thought
nether thoughts
nether world

Literary usage of Netfuls

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1. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1872)
"Sumptuary laws limited its use within auch strait limits that had here not been the usual discrepancy be- netfuls of the valuable mollusc would have ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1895)
"I am sure that I have taken better netfuls than this both in the Irish Sea and on the West of Scotland. In order to get another case on different ground, ..."

3. Two Bird-lovers in Mexico by William Beebe (1905)
"Last of all came several netfuls of new-born calves, their legs dangling helplessly through the meshes, protesting with shrill, infantile bleats at this ..."

4. Life of Adam Smith by John Rae (1895)
"... and the rude wharf was the resort of idlers, watching the fishermen on the opposite side cast for salmon, and draw up netfuls on the green bank. ..."

5. Seamanship: Comp. from Various Authorities, and Illustrated with Numerous by Stephen Bleecker Luce (1877)
"netfuls of cork shavings or old corks kept at different parts of the upper deck, are most useful while bathing ; the men are encouraged to " take the water ..."

6. On the Way to Bethlehem by William Allen Knight (1912)
"... he rather suddenly gave the whole road to a train of mouthing, sweating camels that came striding in gaunt line laden with huge netfuls of earthenware. ..."

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