Wineglassfuls
Wineglassful Wine"glass`ful;, n. pl. {Wineglassfuls}. As much as a wineglass will hold; enough to fill a wineglass. It is usually reckoned at two fluid ounces, or four tablespoonfuls. [1913 Webster]

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  • Wineglassful — Wine glass ful;, n. pl. {Wineglassfuls}. As much as a wineglass will hold; enough to fill a wineglass. It is usually reckoned at two fluid ounces, or four tablespoonfuls. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wineglassful — /wuyn glas fool , glahs /, n., pl. wineglassfuls. the capacity of a wineglass, typically containing four to six fluid ounces. [1815 25; WINEGLASS + FUL] Usage. See ful. * * * …   Universalium

  • wine glass — noun a glass with a stem and foot, used for drinking wine. Derivatives wineglassful noun (plural wineglassfuls) …   English new terms dictionary

  • wineglassful — /ˈwaɪnglasfʊl/ (say wuynglahsfool) noun (plural wineglassfuls) the capacity of a wineglass, commonly considered as equal to 150 ml …   Australian English dictionary

  • wineglass — [wīnglas΄] n. a small glass, usually stemmed, for serving wine wineglassful n. pl. wineglassfuls …   English World dictionary

  • wineglassful — n. (pl. fuls) 1 the capacity of a wineglass, esp. of the size used for sherry, as a measure of liquid, about four tablespoons. 2 the contents of a wineglass. * * * /wuyn glas fool , glahs /, n., pl. wineglassfuls. the capacity of a wineglass,… …   Useful english dictionary

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