Definitions

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  • n. as much as a bottle will hold

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the quantity contained in a bottle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quantity contained in a bottle

Etymologies

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bottle +‎ -ful

Examples

  • For apiece bottleful you buy, $5 module be donated to Room to Read, a transformational non-profit that brings books, libraries and finally literacy to grouping in the worst areas around the world.

    Literacy News – 43th Edition « News « Literacy News

  • He poured briquettes from the bag into the fire-box of the barbecue and then poured the whole bottleful of lighter fuel over the briquettes.

    They didn’t read Pitchfork or Stereogum or Gorilla vs. Bear or Hipster Runoff

  • They still had wine with dinner, which Rossetti downed by the bottleful, but he no longer had gin or scotch afterward, and he did seem better for it.

    The Wayward Muse

  • Uhm...try that in smog filled Metro Manila and it lands you in Medical City, with a bottleful of antibiotics.

    What's New With Tarie

  • Yet I find it not to be an essential ingredient, and after going without it for a year am still in the land of the living; and I am glad to escape the trivialness of carrying a bottleful in my pocket, which would sometimes pop and discharge its contents to my discomfiture.

    Walden

  • Were a bottleful of concentrated miasma, such as we inhale herein, collected, what a deadly poison, instantaneous in its action, undiscoverable in its properties, would it be!

    How I Found Livingstone

  • Anne Kearns has the lumbago for which she rubs on Lourdes water, given her by a lady who got a bottleful from a passionist father.

    Ulysses

  • These crabs are very good to eat; moreover, under the tail of the larger ones there is a mass of fat, which, when melted, sometimes yields as much as a quart-bottleful of limpid oil.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • Iridith located the dragon's tears the day after giving Valder the bottomless bag; a wizard in Sardiron had a bottleful and was willing to trade.

    The Misenchanted Sword

  • We will pour a bottleful down your throat at the same time.

    Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders in the Great North Woods

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