noun, plural dish·fuls.
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My foster-sisters were so earnest that the Hags thought themselves mistaken, and they ate the whole dishful of porridge.The King of Ireland's Son|Padraic Colum
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
Richard looked enviously at the party next to them, who had washed more than half-an-ounce of gold from a tin dishful of earth.Grif|B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
You are safe there, Oscar, as I made this extra dishful to be kept back so you and Susan will be sure to get some.The Carter Girls' Week-End Camp|Nell Speed
Sometimes a present was bestowed upon the one who ate his dishful first.Legends of The Kaw|Carrie de Voe