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  • n. Plural form of capful.


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  • I filled the tub with steaming hot water and added a few capfuls of the vanilla-scented bath oil that had been waiting for me on the counter.

    The Reluctant Exhibitionist

  • Now, get a big pot a 12-quart pot should do it and heat the butter and 2 capfuls of olive oil over medium heat.

    Mosh Potatoes

  • Note that its instructions indicate that heavily soiled loads require one and a half capfuls, and the half-cap line is a bit tricky to discern from another similar mark about a lower on the cap.

    Some laundry-detergent caps can lead to overdosing

  • The sticker reads "2 bouchons par semaine" (2 capfuls a week).

    French Word-A-Day:

  • But along the way, another congress under another administration looked at this legislation and like novice gardeners reading instructions on a jar of fertilizer, concluded if one capful works well then two capfuls would undoubtedly work really really well so they doubled the dosage.


  • Then they are handed to the three katibs, who dip their reed quills into capfuls of ink and start writing.

    Handwritten Urdu Newspaper Stands Out in Indian Media Mob

  • The sticker reads "2 bouchons par semaine" 2 capfuls a week.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • While everyone else packs up their little weekender totebag full of elastic waistbanded pants and cardigans appliques with reindeer, I happily hum as I gather up my knives, my thermometer, and the last few capfuls of Fit Fruit and Veggie Wash because who knows what kind of produce they have in OC.

    Thanksgiving is My Favorite My Dreams

  • Not after eating all the sweets in the house, which included a pint of freezer-burnt Neapolitan ice cream, a bag of semisweet chocolate chips, two capfuls of cherry cough syrup, and a thick layer of pecan dust at the bottom of an empty bag of Sandie Swirl cookies.

    A Dollar Short

  • But she drank several capfuls, and made a mess on the bed in the process.

    grouse Diary Entry


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