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  • noun Plural form of stickful.

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Examples

  • Copy-readers yelled frantically through tubes, and received columns of proofs which, under the ruthless slaughter of their blue pencils, returned as "stickfuls," that room might be made for the great story.

    The Clarion

  • And, as mentioned, this recipe trades stickfuls of butter and more egg yolks (in Hollandaise) for a bit of flour, milk and a tablespoon of butter to attain creamy sauce galore (bechamel).

    Baked Eggs and Asparagus with Lemon Bechamel

  • They were thus sunk by stickfuls, lifted up quickly, and hung between the ladder rungs to drip.

    Dishes & Beverages of the Old South

  • The weather is taken as the excuse for two or three stickfuls of print which explain and comment upon weather conditions, past, present and future.

    Newspaper Reporting and Correspondence A Manual for Reporters, Correspondents, and Students of Newspaper Writing

  • It is irksome work and difficult work to condense an hour's talk into three stickfuls, and few reporters know exactly how to go about it.

    Newspaper Reporting and Correspondence A Manual for Reporters, Correspondents, and Students of Newspaper Writing

  • He spiels off two or three stickfuls and then stops.

    The House of Torchy

  • All about the romance, you know, and describe the girl, and put a lot of stuff in it about true love, and sling in a few stickfuls of funny business -- joshing the Long Islanders about being green, and, well -- you know how to do it.

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  • The light started to fade as she transferred heavy stickfuls of clothes from one vat to another, and the sound of music and groans began from across the thin wall.

    banane

  • Talk to 'em like a born anti-Bryanite, 'says I.' Remind 'em that Tom Watson's gone back to Georgia, 'says I. "McClintock waves his hand affectionately at one of his mules, and then hurls a few stickfuls of minion type at the mob of shoppers.

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