Definition of Tumblerfuls

1. Noun. (plural of tumblerful) ¹



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Definition of Tumblerfuls

1. tumblerful [n] - See also: tumblerful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tumblerfuls

tumble dryer
tumble dryers
tumble to
tumblebug
tumblebugs
tumbled
tumbledown
tumbledung
tumbledungs
tumblehome
tumblehomes
tumbler
tumbler pigeon
tumblerful
tumblerfuls (current term)
tumblers
tumblersful
tumbles
tumbleset
tumblesets
tumbleth
tumbleweed
tumbleweed moment
tumbleweeds
tumbling
tumbling mill
tumblings
tumbrel
tumbrels

Literary usage of Tumblerfuls

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1. Kettner's Book of the Table: A Manual of Cookery, Practical, Theoretical by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1877)
"... rum in tumblerfuls of new milk! OF MUTTON.—There is really but one way of doing a saddle—to roast it; but the French have a way of sometimes boning it, ..."

2. Dr. Chase's Recipes: Or, Information for Everybody; an Invaluable Collection by Alvin Wood Chase, William Wesley Cook (1920)
"Flour 1 tumblerful (heaping).. .6 ozs. Flour 4 tumblerfuls 1 Ib. Flour 4 ... Lard 2 tumblerfuls 1 Ib. Lard, melted 1 tumblerful 7 ozs. ..."

3. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1893)
"In brief, Dr. Shorr made every patient coming under his observation to at once drink as many as possible tumblerfuls of hot water containing three drops of ..."

4. Females and Their Diseases: A Series of Letters to His Class by Charles Delucena Meigs (1848)
"... a common breast tube, draw out two large tumblerfuls from one breast, at one sitting; ... two large tumblerfuls in the breast when she began to draw it, ..."

5. Priests and People in Ireland by Michael John Fitzgerald McCarthy (1903)
"... tumblerfuls" of wine, which he handed to the females present, each of whom approached the priest and made a curtsey as she took her tumbler of liquor ..."

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