- the amount that a bottle can hold: drinking soda by the bottleful.
Origin of bottleful
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Examples from the Web for bottleful
It comes in all sizes, holding from a bottleful to ten litres.Castles and Chateaux of Old Navarre and the Basque Provinces
Sturgess and I will hunt for water, and bring you a bottleful.His Unknown Wife
If there is a stream near your school, go to it and get a bottleful of water.Highroads of Geography
On one occasion he brought with him a bottleful of horse-leeches which he had gathered in a neighbouring pool.
No longer can men drink a bottleful of port; some cannot drink tea; it is too exciting for their highly-wrought nervous systems.Certain Personal Matters
H. G. Wells