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skinful

[skin-foo l] /ˈskɪn fʊl/
noun, plural skinfuls.
1.
the amount that a skin container can hold.
2.
Informal. a large or satisfying amount of food and drink.
3.
Informal. an amount of liquor sufficient to make a person drunk.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; skin + -ful
Usage note
See -ful.
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British Dictionary definitions for skinful

skinful

/ˈskɪnˌfʊl/
noun (pl) -fuls
1.
(slang) sufficient alcoholic drink to make one drunk (esp in the phrase have a skinful)
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