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  • n. Plural form of cupful.


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  • Fanny, you go to the well and fill the bucket, and bring it in with water to the brim, not just a few cupfuls, which is your lazy way.


  • Indeed, the first attestation of film shows up in a medical document from around the year 1000 AD, when, it appears, inhabitants of England might have been enjoying one or two too many cupfuls of mead:

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  • They guarded their separate sacks, stored up in the cache, with jealous eyes; for there were but a few cupfuls left, and they were totally devoid of faith in each other.

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  • And there were all of six cupfuls of sugar in the cache, -- if he had foreseen this he would not have been so saving the last several days.

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  • Add this to three cupfuls of boiled rice; mix in two green peppers seeded and chopped, and a cupful of tomato sauce.

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  • As opposed to spending lots of cash on lucozade and the like, you can knock your own rehydrate drink up: stir one level teaspoon of salt, and eight level teaspoons of sugar, into one litre (5 cupfuls) of tap water (or halve those amounts in a pint of water).

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  • Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls onto greased surface and cook until medium brown on the bottom.

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  • I have had men before tell me how much they love me — in spoonfuls, cupfuls, truckloads, and heaps.

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  • - Add 2 cupfuls of apple-cider vinegar to warm water for relieving itchy skin.

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  • In three batches, drop potato mixture by ¼ cupfuls into hot oil; press with a large spatula to form 4-inch pancakes.

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