Dishful
Dishful \Dish"ful\, n.; pl. {Dishfuls}. As much as a dish holds when full. [1913 Webster]

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  • dishful — [dish′fool΄] n. pl. dishfuls as much as a dish holds …   English World dictionary

  • dishful — /dish fool/, n., pl. dishfuls. the amount that a dish will hold. [1275 1325; ME; see DISH, FUL] Usage. See ful. * * * …   Universalium

  • dishful — noun As much as a dish will hold …   Wiktionary

  • dishful — dish·ful …   English syllables

  • dishful — /ˈdɪʃfʊl/ (say dishfool) noun the amount contained in a dish …   Australian English dictionary

  • dishful — noun the quantity that a dish will hold they served me a dish of rice • Syn: ↑dish • Derivationally related forms: ↑dish (for: ↑dish) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dishfuls — Dishful Dish ful, n.; pl. {Dishfuls}. As much as a dish holds when full. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dish — (d[i^]sh), n. [AS. disc, L. discus dish, disc, quoit, fr. Gr. di skos quoit, fr. dikei^n to throw. Cf. {Dais}, {Desk}, {Disc}, {Discus}.] 1. A vessel, as a platter, a plate, a bowl, used for serving up food at the table. [1913 Webster] She… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dish antenna — Dish Dish (d[i^]sh), n. [AS. disc, L. discus dish, disc, quoit, fr. Gr. di skos quoit, fr. dikei^n to throw. Cf. {Dais}, {Desk}, {Disc}, {Discus}.] 1. A vessel, as a platter, a plate, a bowl, used for serving up food at the table. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • satellite dish — Dish Dish (d[i^]sh), n. [AS. disc, L. discus dish, disc, quoit, fr. Gr. di skos quoit, fr. dikei^n to throw. Cf. {Dais}, {Desk}, {Disc}, {Discus}.] 1. A vessel, as a platter, a plate, a bowl, used for serving up food at the table. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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