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  • noun Plural form of plateful.

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Examples

  • He is growing and ever hungry for food and, more and more, for meaning; I wish I could give him platefuls of it ... instead of asking him to share notes.

    Max

  • He is growing and ever hungry for food and, more and more, for meaning; I wish I could give him platefuls of it ... instead of asking him to share notes.

    Values

  • We'd eat giant platefuls, then sleep all afternoon.

    The Feijoada From Ipanema

  • No Diwali celebration is complete without platefuls of barfi, besan laddoo and halwa – and homemade sweets are the best

    How to make Indian sweets

  • But the joy of this place and this menu is that it can be used for just a couple of drive-by platefuls at the bar.

    Restaurant review: San Carlo Cicchetti

  • We'd eat giant platefuls of this heavenly repast and then, like true Cariocas natives of Rio sleep the afternoon away.

    The Feijoada From Ipanema

  • He is growing and ever hungry for food and, more and more, for meaning; I wish I could give him platefuls of it ... instead of asking him to share notes.

    Music

  • In its eagerness to be so very now and forward thinking, the food at Viajante manages at times to feel curiously dated; it recalls the first flush of Hestomania, when even he has moved on and is now cooking up big platefuls of heartiness at Dinner.

    Restaurant review: Viajante

  • Oh, she did whip up that occasional home-cooked meal, dry-as-shoe-leather liver, over-cooked fish and onions, cabbage soup that could put hair on your chest, sometimes luscious Veal Scaloppini or tasty Surprise Burgers, but rarely did we burst in the back door after a long day at school to be greeted by the delightful odors of something wonderful simmering on the stove top or platefuls of home-baked cookies and pies.

    Jamie Schler: A Table, Les Enfants! Dinner Is Served!

  • Italian rooming house proprietors on Federal Hill in Providence invited nonresidents into their parlors, where they could purchase platefuls of pasta accompanied by the bottles of homemade wine and grappa that adorned the red-checkered tablecloths; culinary historians attribute the American fondness for southern Italian cuisine to the exposure it received in similar places from Boston to San Francisco.

    LAST CALL

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