- as much as a box can hold: a boxful of cornflakes.
Origin of boxful
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Examples from the Web for boxful
There was a boxful of packets of various flower-seeds to choose from, for the front garden.To-morrow
Within a few days you will, I hope, get a boxful of the books which I have sent you as you asked me.'Smiles'
Eliot H. Robinson
After many experiments we succeeded in making a boxful of matches.My Reminiscences
He said that he was meditating the sale of the boxful to someone.The Confessions of a Collector
William Carew Hazlitt
His garden was to him what a boxful of jewels is to some women.The Guests Of Hercules
C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson