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dishful

[ dish-fool ]
/ ˈdɪʃ fʊl /
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noun, plural dish·fuls.

the amount that a dish will hold.

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Origin of dishful

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at dish, -ful

usage note for dishful

See -ful.
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