“Oh God, that was so much fun,” Sheehy says, wedging a cookie between two heaping scoops of ice cream—dessert.
Drop the biscuit batter by the heaping tablespoonful onto a prepared baking sheets allowing about 1- inch between mounds.
heaping opprobrium on these parents exacerbates a problem we could instead resolve.
heaping great dollops of molasses and whipped cream onto my plate, I sit back down.
Pub-weary Brits soak up the pints with a heaping bacon sandwich.
And she and the little girl, whose name was Solange, went out into the snow and came back with heaping armfuls of small logs.
Is that heaping together of synonyms or all but synonyms, mere tautology?
To this he added four heaping teaspoonfuls of baking-powder and two level teaspoonfuls of salt.
He was quite alive to the delight of heaping coals of fire on his cousin's head.
Gaffney came in with a heaping platter of his productions and a pitcher of maple syrup.
Old English heap "pile, great number, multitude" (of things or persons), from West Germanic *haupaz (cf. Old Saxon hop, Old Frisian hap, Middle Low German hupe, Dutch hoop, German Haufe "heap"), perhaps related to Old English heah "high." Slang meaning "old car" is attested from 1924. As a characteristic word in American Indian English speech, "a lot, a great deal," by 1832.
Old English heapian "collect, heap up, bring together;" from heap (n.). Related: Heaped; heaping. Cf. Old High German houfon "to heap."
When Joshua took the city of Ai (Josh. 8), he burned it and "made it an heap [Heb. tel] for ever" (8:28). The ruins of this city were for a long time sought for in vain. It has been at length, however, identified with the mound which simply bears the name of "Tel." "There are many Tels in modern Palestine, that land of Tels, each Tel with some other name attached to it to mark the former site. But the site of Ai has no other name 'unto this day.' It is simply et-Tel, 'the heap' par excellence."