noun, plural jug·fuls.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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George ate some, but very little; however he drank a great jugful of water—then dozed and fell into a fine perspiration.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
It won't hurt your old cart to go out in the stumps, but we ain't going to drive in the ditch, not by a jugful.Earth's Enigmas|Charles G. D. Roberts
And with a beaming smile Becky drew from a cask a jugful of ale which she set down on the table with a thud.Mr. Wicker's Window|Carley Dawson
"She didn't talk as though she was when she was here—not by a jugful," declared Cap'n Ira bitterly.Sheila of Big Wreck Cove|James A. Cooper
Her mother shook her five or six times in the course of the morning, threatening to throw a jugful of water over her.L'Assommoir|Emile Zola