Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The contents of a full leather skin or bag. See skin, n., 4.
  • noun As much as one can contain, especially of strong drink of any kind: as, a skinful of beer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun As much as a skin can hold.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Enough to fill a skin.
  • noun colloquial Enough alcoholic drink to cause inebriation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a quantity of alcoholic drink sufficient to make you drunk

Etymologies

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skin +‎ -ful

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