Plentiful Plen"ti*ful, a. 1. Containing plenty; copious; abundant; ample; as, a plentiful harvest; a plentiful supply of water. [1913 Webster]

2. Yielding abundance; prolific; fruitful. [1913 Webster]

If it be a long winter, it is commonly a more plentiful year. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

3. Lavish; profuse; prodigal. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

He that is plentiful in expenses will hardly be preserved from --Bacon. [1913 Webster] -- {Plen"ti*ful*ly}, adv. -- {Plen"ti*ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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