noun, plural cap·fuls.
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Counter-jumpers and land-lubbers funk a capful of wind mightily.
"I think we have had rather more than a capful these last two days," replied Ralph, ignoring the insulting language.
They gathered a capful of the pinon cones—the seeds of which Lucien knew how to prepare by parching and pounding.The Boy Hunters|Captain Mayne Reid
So he caught up a capful of smoke and raced off as fast as he could go to Johnny Chuck's house.Mother West Wind's Animal Friends|Thornton W. Burgess
If we only had but a capful of wind,” said the captain to the first lieutenant, “but I see no appearance of it.Percival Keene|Frederick Marryat