noun Date: 14th century 1. as much or as many as a pot will hold 2. a large amount <
makes a potful of money — John Corry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • potful — [pät′fool΄] n. pl. potfuls as much as a pot will hold …   English World dictionary

  • potful — UK [ˈpɒtˌfʊl] / US [ˈpɑtˌfʊl] noun [countable] Word forms potful : singular potful plural potfuls the amount that a pot can hold a potful of soup …   English dictionary

  • potful — pot|ful [ pat,ful ] noun count the amount that a POT can hold: a potful of soup …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • potful — /pot fool/, n., pl. potfuls. the amount that can be held by a pot. [1350 1400; ME. See POT1, FUL] Usage. See ful. * * * …   Universalium

  • potful — noun As much as a pot will hold …   Wiktionary

  • potful — pot|ful [ˈpɔtful US ˈpa:t ] n the amount a pot can contain …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • potful — n. amount of material that fills one pot …   English contemporary dictionary

  • potful — noun (C) the amount that a pot can contain …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • potful — pot·ful …   English syllables

  • potful — /ˈpɒtfʊl/ (say potfool) noun the amount that can be carried in a pot …   Australian English dictionary

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