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sackful

[sak-foo l] /ˈsæk fʊl/
noun, plural sackfuls.
1.
the amount a sack will hold.
Origin
1475-1485
1475-85; sack1 + -ful
Usage note
See -ful.
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  • The plane dumped a sackful of incendiary grenades into the acres of piled-up oil drums, and the fat was in the fire.
  • The savant therefore went to work, and when he left in the even- ing he took with him half a sackful of flints and bones.
  • When some crackpot snaps and goes to campus with a sackful of guns and ammo, they are the next thing to invulnerable.

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