Definitions

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  • n. As much as a shed can hold.

Etymologies

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shed +‎ -ful

Examples

  • Perhaps we should start watching The Hills – by the look of it it features more per capita obnoxiousness than a shedful of Lohans.

    Olsen Twins Write Book That No Sensible Human Will Read

  • On a recent afternoon, she took a visitor around a shedful of 12-week-old newly weaned pigs, boisterous, curious -- and hungry.

    Swine Song:

  • 'Afterwards we rolled around on the floor for a bit and had croissants and champagne and another shedful of my charlie, and Emily sent out for more copies of the papers to give to all her mates.

    High Society

  • I suppose it should have been a wake up call, but when you've had a shedful of booze, about twenty noses full of charlie and a whole tab of E and all you've eaten is three Hard Rock chips nicked off a passing plate, you ain't very receptive to reality checks.

    High Society

  • The twenty-three Japanese poachers were arrested and taken to Honolulu for trial, and the _Thetis_ also brought away all the stolen wings and plumage with the exception of one shedful of wings that had to be left behind on account of lack of carrying space.

    Our Vanishing Wild Life Its Extermination and Preservation

  • It was plain we were impatiently expected; the king retired with alacrity to dress, the guards were despatched after their uniforms; and we were left to await the issue of these preparations with a shedful of tipsy natives.

    In the South Seas

  • "I don't know, but if he wants to talk turkey, the price is a shedful.

    Some by Fire

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