noun, plural dish·fuls.
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Whatever maiden passeth here,” replied the knight, “must give a dishful of her blood from her right arm.The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights|James Knowles
Would you mind,” asked David in an embarrassed manner as he wistfully eyed the coveted luxury, “if I took my dishful home?David Dunne|Belle Kanaris Maniates
I found a man once in my raspberry-bushes, early in the season, when we were waiting for a dishful to ripen.Summer in a Garden, and Calvin, A Study Of Character|Charles Dudley Warner
After putting on her clothes she ate some bread-and-butter, swallowed a dishful of cold tea, and went out into the street.Liza of Lambeth|W. Somerset Maugham
A dishful of sprigs in October proves pleasant both to the sight and smell, the flowers and fruit being charmingly blended.