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- noun As much as a
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- noun the quantity a flask will hold
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I add the frozen cubes to cold milk to make iced coffee, and had been packing a flaskful for work every morning until I realised the presence of a Thermos (plus glass plus brightly coloured straws) on my desk might suggest to my bosses that I consider myself to be under expedition conditions merely being in the office.
Once upon a time there lived a king who was so fond of wine that he could not go to sleep unless he knew he had a great flaskful tied to his bed-post.
I downed the second flaskful, and let him fill another before I held the bottle to see the label.
The solution, diluted to two-thirds of the flaskful with water, is heated to boiling.
_In taking the sp.g. of a liquid_ (_or, what is the same thing, a fused solid_) there is wanted the weights (1) of the flaskful of water and (2) of the flaskful of the liquid.
"I'll e'en begin our potations myself," said he, filling out a flaskful of his liquor, and drinking it off.
What is more astonishing is, that I only emptied a small flaskful into the basin, and it increased to the quantity you now see. "