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stickful

[stik-foo l] /ˈstɪkˌfʊl/
noun, plural stickfuls. Printing.
1.
as much set type as a composing stick will hold, usually about two column inches.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; stick1 + -ful
Usage note
See -ful.
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  • There were always little sticks strung with sugared dates and figs, which were sold by the stickful.

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