Definitions

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  • noun usually of animals Enough to fill an ark

Etymologies

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ark +‎ -ful

Examples

  • And there they lived all together, Noah and his arkful of pets, for many weary days, while the waters raged and the winds howled outside, and all the earth was covered fathoms deep out of sight below the waves.

    The Curious Book of Birds

  • We left Cosmo Versál and his arkful of the flower of mankind in the midst of what was formerly the Atlantic Ocean, but which had now expanded over so many millions of square miles that had once been the seats of vast empires that to an eye looking at it with a telescope from Mars it would have been unrecognizable.

    The Second Deluge

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