Definition of Panful

1. n. Enough to fill a pan.



Definition of Panful

1. Noun. As much as a pan will hold. ¹

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Definition of Panful

1. as much as a pan will hold [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Panful

panethite
panettone
panettones
panettoni
paneulogism
paneulogisms
panfish
panfishes
panflute
panflutes
panforte
panfried
panfries
panfry
panfrying
panful (current term)
panfuls
pang
pang of conscience
panga
pangamic
pangamic acid
pangamies
pangamy
pangas
pangasius
panged
pangen
pangene
pangenes

Literary usage of Panful

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1. The Ladies' Wreath by Sarah Towne Martyn, Helen Irving (1851)
"We washed a panful of the earth in the ravine, and it produced a beautiful round piece of gold, weighing two or three penny weights. ..."

2. California, In-doors and Out; Or, How We Farm, Mine, and Live Generally in by Eliza Wood Farnham (1856)
"A panful is taken to the water, and washed, and from the amount ... I washed one panful of earth, under a burning noon-day sun, in a cloth riding- habit, ..."

3. The Chhándogya Upanishad of the Sáma Veda: With Extracts from the Commentary by Rājendralāla Mitra, Śaṅkarācārya (1862)
"They, having cleansed their persons and put on costly ornaments and rich clothing, beheld themselves in a panful of water. ..."

4. How to Make a Vegetable Garden: A Practical and Suggestive Manual for the by Edith Loring Fullerton (1905)
"It is just as necessary to prepare a large amount of manure for a panful as it is ... Now if you make a small pile, just enough for a panful, there is not ..."

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