cupful

[ kuhp-foo l ]SEE DEFINITION OF cupful
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CUPFUL

Make 1/2 cupful of the sugar and the 1/2 cupful of water into caramel.

Even in a rich country they bring in potio slowly--a cupful at a time.

Give it brimstone and treacle and a cupful of wormwood and camomile.

There was no other spring near at hand, and she was determined to have a cupful from that one.

Blake dashed his face with the cupful of water still left in the canteen.

He went inside again, this time to prepare a cupful of herbs.

However, a goodly part of the cupful of pills was administered to her.

But in our play we catch a cupful of the romance of the real thing.

Soak ½ box of gelatine in ½ a cupful of cold water until soft.

Drain, return to the saucepan and cover with a cupful of white sauce.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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