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  • n. Plural form of bowlful.

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Examples

  • And when I say eating, I mean eating: not bowlfuls at a time, but entire boxes at a time.

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  • The kids each had 2 bowlfuls and John and I cleaned our plates down to the last drop, trying to reserve enough for tomorrow night's dinner as well.

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  • It is also very hearty and filling -- how I put away as many bowlfuls of this as I did as a child I don't know.

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  • Sammy had a whopping 3 bowlfuls -- and would have kept on going except by then the rest of us were enjoying our brownies.

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  • Laughing, cramping, moaning, spinning rivers and oceans of stories, spilling bowlfuls bright with red, staining cushions.

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  • How fun it is to do dishes by lugging bowlfuls upon bowlfuls of hot water from the laundry room (the only faucet that runs hot enough in this house!).

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  • Tompkins ushered the spymaster into his candlelit dining room for bowlfuls of fettuccine his Posilipan cook had whipped up with flour and GI powdered eggs.

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  • It was the first dish she ever made for me, and since then I've had many more bowlfuls, both of her making and from other places.

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  • Simple downfalls, fourth set of ten: e.g. 1. eating many meals, 2. taking more than two or three alms bowlfuls, 3. eating at the wrong time; etc.

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  • Scott just loved the whole thing, and ate 2 bowlfuls that night.

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