Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The amount that a tablespoon can hold.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun As much as a table-spoon will hold; as a customary measure, half a fluid-ounce, being of about twice the capacity of a dessert-spoon, and four times that of a tea-spoon.

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

  • noun As much as a tablespoon will hold; enough to fill a tablespoon. It is usually reckoned as one half of a fluid ounce, or four fluid drams.

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

  • noun The capacity of a tablespoon (table implement).
  • noun A tablespoon (measure of volume).

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

  • noun as much as a tablespoon will hold

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From tablespoon +‎ -ful.

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