Definition of Pressful

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



Lexicographical Neighbors of Pressful

pressable
pressback
pressbacks
pressboard
pressboards
pressbox
pressed
pressed for time
presser
presser foot
pressers
presses
presseth
pressfat
pressfats
pressful (current term)
pressfuls
pressgang
pressgangs
pressie
pressies
pressing
pressingly
pressings
pressiometer
pression
pressions
pressirostral
pressitant
pressive

Literary usage of Pressful

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

1. Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and (1823)
"Making of eligible management in this stage of the art appears to Fruit-Li- be this : Grind one pressful a day ; press and regrind the residuum in the ..."

2. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"Themost eligible management in this stage of the process appears to be this : grind one pressful a-day;. press, and regrind the residuum in the evening ..."

3. An Autobiography: My Schools and Schoolmasters ; Or, The Story of My Education by Hugh Miller (1859)
"... and the former a personal friend of poor Fergusson, the poet,—had also been readers and collectors of books, he possessed a whole pressful of tattered, ..."

4. Sewage Disposal in the United States by George W. Rafter, Moses Nelson Baker (1893)
"Each press has 50 cells, 36 inches in diameter and 1J inches through, and each sludge-cake weighs about 47 pounds, or each pressful about FIG. 116. ..."

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