noun, plural pan·fuls.
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Mrs. Peters came in from the store-room with a panful of potatoes.The Delafield Affair|Florence Finch Kelly
Massingale dipped up a panful of the bar sand, which he asked me to wash out for myself.The City of Numbered Days|Francis Lynde
Upon the stove she discovered water heated in a kettle and she poured it, splashing, over the panful.The Innocent Adventuress|Mary Hastings Bradley
Andy saw them coming, and put a panful of mutton-chops on the fire.Joe Wilson and His Mates|Henry Lawson
The largest amount ever taken from one panful of dirt was fifteen hundred dollars.The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52|Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe