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basketful

[ bas-kit-fool, bah-skit- ]
/ ˈbæs kɪtˌfʊl, ˈbɑ skɪt- /
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noun, plural bas·ket·fuls.
a sufficient quantity to fill a basket; the amount contained in a basket.
any considerable quantity: a basketful of surprises.
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Origin of basketful

First recorded in 1565–75; basket + -ful

usage note for basketful

See -ful.
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