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  • noun Plural form of netful.

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Examples

  • There were curious bundles strapped behind the saddles which Sharpe realized were netfuls of fodder for the horses.

    Sharpe's Rifles

  • They had given away netfuls of herring to craft from other places, because they had caught so many, and the wind was against them and the sky wild.

    A Poor Man's House

  • Broom still grew on the Broomielaw; a few cobles were the only craft on the river; and the rude wharf was the resort of idlers, watching the fishermen on the opposite side cast for salmon, and draw up netfuls on the green bank.

    Life of Adam Smith

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