Definitions

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  • n. As much as can be held in the crook of one's elbow.

Etymologies

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elbow +‎ -ful

Examples

  • With infinite agility she scrambled to her knees and went darting off on all fours like a squirrel into some mysterious, clattery corner of the darkness from which she emerged at last with one little gray flannel arm crooked inclusively around a whole elbowful of treasure.

    Little Eve Edgarton

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