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  • n. Plural form of bucketful.


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  • The precious water came down in bucketfuls and tubfuls, and in two hours we caught and stored away in the tanks one hundred and twenty gallons.

    Chapter 9

  • Like Maine, Finland has a convoluted coastline dotted with rocky islands, and Finns even celebrate summer with lobster dinners — or rather, raucous evenings spent obliterating bucketfuls of crayfish.

    Saunas and Silence

  • It was here, finally, over the red-and-white checked tablecloths of a touristy restaurant near Faneuil Hall, that I discovered something we had in common: the desire to eat our body weight, over and over again, in New England Clambakes — bucketfuls of briny clams, sweet whole lobsters, and countless hunks of boiled potatoes and corn on the cob.

    Operation Clambake « PubliCola

  • Surprisingly, it's not bucketfuls of candy that power his lunar dunking excursion.

    Lamar Odom's Moon Dunk (VIDEO)

  • Here are a few bucketfuls, courtesy WNST's Glenn Clark:

    Baltimore rages at MASN's Riggins ad

  • Raging scorn was heaped upon him from the Left and from the Right (and from the media, in bucketfuls), and he somehow managed to stay above it all.

    My 2009 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 1]

  • Shyamalan gets popcorn bucketfuls of credit for a style that Kubrick perfected a generation ago.

    Chez Pazienza: Welcome to My M. Nightmare

  • Raging scorn was heaped upon him from the Left and from the Right and from the media, in bucketfuls, and he somehow managed to stay above it all.

    Chris Weigant: My 2009 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 1]

  • The bucketfuls of food going by have drawn everyone out.


  • Soul Patch, the fourth of Coleman's Moe Prager mysteries, offers this somber flight of imagination on how we deal with death and how things might be different: When everyone was gone, the three of us stood around watching the backhoe driver unceremoniously dumping bucketfuls of dirt on Larry's coffin.

    Archive 2010-03-01


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