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  • n. Plural form of canful.

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Examples

  • The servant was staggering upstairs with two big canfuls of water; the task was beyond her strength.

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  • And I don’t need to spend forty minutes every evening, the moment I get in, hauling watering-canfuls into the garden to save all my young plants from collapse.

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