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  • n. Plural form of shipful.


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  • In 1933 the Chinese fleet had disintegrated into shipfuls of adventurers offering their services by wireless to the various governments who divided the country.

    The Shape of Things to Come

  • Two days at Colombo passed merrily enough with forty-five shipfuls of light-hearted troops exploring that Oriental city for the first time; and at the end of it the Cingalees were left in a dazed condition.

    The Tale of a Trooper

  • "They're chaps that goes across to France and foreign countries, and brings shipfuls o 'things over here."

    Cutlass and Cudgel

  • The Road Warrior to Pitch Black's Mad Max; a stripped-down, hard-edge actioner that just happens to take place on a world where there's three moons and mud demons and trisons and two shipfuls of mercs hunting down the galaxy's most wanted man. "



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