noun, plural housefuls.
as many as a house will accommodate: a houseful of weekend guests.
as much as a house will hold: He had several housefuls of furniture.

1250–1300; Middle English. See house, -ful

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houseful (ˈhaʊsfʊl)
the full amount or number that can be accommodated in a particular house

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Much to the amazement of a houseful audience, this tiger made it amply clear that she can swim.
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