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  • noun Plural form of pocketful.

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Examples

  • The little tailor, not idle, gathered two pocketsful of stones, and with these climbed up the tree.

    Household Tales

  • When Gabriel Chipmunk got home he dumped his two pocketsful of nice cherry pits into his granary bins, and called Mrs. Chipmunk to come and help him, and both of them worked as fast as they could and in a very short time all the nice cherry pits from under Robert Robin's big basswood tree were safe and snug in Mister Gabriel Chipmunk's granary under his old home stump.

    Exciting Adventures of Mister Robert Robin

  • Each saw in his mind's eye the boat draw in to a trim island with a wharf, coal-sheds, gardens, the Stars and Stripes, and the white cottage of the keeper; saw themselves idle a few weeks in tolerable quarters, and then step on board the China mail, romantic waifs, and yet with pocketsful of money, calling for champagne, and waited on by troops of stewards.

    The Wrecker

  • "I'll give you TWO pocketsful of jewels," said the Nome.

    The Magic of Oz

  • Before the next noon, Monsieur Bayou was on board the American vessel in the harbour of Port Paix, weary and sad, but safe, with his sugar, and pocketsful of cash and gold trinkets.

    The Hour and the Man, An Historical Romance

  • The little tailor, not idle, gathered two pocketsful of stones, and with these climbed up the tree.

    Household Tales by Brothers Grimm

  • The little tailor, not idle, gathered two pocketsful of stones, and with these climbed up the tree.

    Grimm's Fairy Tales

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