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- n. Plural form of bowlful.
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Inman ate three bowlsful and then they both had little earthen cups of laudanum and fed the fire and talked.
He allowed himself three bowlsful a day; perhaps more on a stressful day.
Water in abundance was given us without payment, and they sold us fish dried in the sun, and some bowlsful of sour milk, at
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But with so many at it, it was soon over, and the result was several bowlsful of kernels.
As the rest of the family tucked into delicious dinners - spicy curries, soft rotis (breads) and sweet and salty chutneys, - I, or any victim of the flu, for that matter, was left to consume bowlsful of watery oats or saltless broth or some such equally unpalatable "health '' food.