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cupful

[kuhp-foo l] /ˈkʌp fʊl/
noun, plural cupfuls.
1.
the amount a cup can hold.
2.
Cookery. a volumetric measure equal to 8 fluid ounces (237 milliliters); half pint.
Origin of cupful
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English cuppefulle. See cup, -ful
Usage note
1. See -ful.
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Word Origin and History for cupful
n.

mid-12c., from cup (n.) + -ful.

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