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A sackful is the amount of something that a sack contains or could contain.

...a sackful of presents...

Letters and cards of support have been pouring in by the sackful.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Sackful — Sack ful, n.; pl. {Sackfuls}. As much as a sack will hold. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sackful — Sack ful, a. Bent on plunder. [Obs.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sackful — [sak′fool΄] n. pl. sackfuls 1. the amount that a sack will hold 2. a large quantity …   English World dictionary

  • sackful — UK [ˈsækfʊl] / US [ˈsækˌfʊl] noun [countable] Word forms sackful : singular sackful plural sackfuls the amount that a sack can hold …   English dictionary

  • sackful — noun The amount a sack would contain. A sackful of sand wont help the soil here much, but a dump truck full would …   Wiktionary

  • sackful — noun see sack I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sackful — /sak fool/, n., pl. sackfuls. the amount a sack will hold. [1475 85; SACK1 + FUL] Usage. See ful. * * * …   Universalium

  • sackful — sack|ful [ sæk,ful ] noun count the amount that a SACK can hold …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sackful — sack·ful || sækfÊŠl n. amount of material that fills one sack …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sackful — sack·ful …   English syllables

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