Boatfuls
Boatful Boat"ful, n.; pl. {Boatfuls}. The quantity or amount that fills a boat. [1913 Webster]

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  • boatfuls — n. quantity or amount that fills a boat; ship with its load (cargo, passengers and crew) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Boatful — Boat ful, n.; pl. {Boatfuls}. The quantity or amount that fills a boat. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boatful — noun Enough of something to fill a boat, or a boat filled with the thing in question The city consumes boatfuls of fish every day …   Wiktionary

  • boat — noun a small vessel propelled by oars, sails, or an engine. ↘a vessel of any size. verb travel in a boat. ↘transport in a boat. Phrases be in the same boat informal be in the same difficult circumstances as others. push the boat out Brit.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • flotsam — noun search and salvage crews are gathering flotsam by the boatfuls Syn: wreckage, cargo, remains; debris, detritus, waste, dross, refuse, scrap, trash, garbage, rubbish; informal dreck, junk …   Thesaurus of popular words

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