Skinfuls
Skinful Skin"ful, n.; pl. {Skinfuls}. As much as a skin can hold. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • skinfuls — n. amount that a skin can hold, amount that can be put in a leather canteen; as much as one can drink …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Skinful — Skin ful, n.; pl. {Skinfuls}. As much as a skin can hold. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skinful — /skin fool/, n., pl. skinfuls. 1. the amount that a skin container can hold. 2. Informal. a large or satisfying amount of food and drink. 3. Informal. an amount of liquor sufficient to make a person drunk. [1640 50; SKIN + FUL] Usage. See ful. *… …   Universalium

  • skinful — [skinfool΄] n. pl. skinfuls 1. as much as a skin container can hold 2. Informal a) as much as the stomach can hold b) enough alcoholic liquor to make one drunk …   English World dictionary

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