pipeful

[ pahyp-foo l ]
/ ˈpaɪp fʊl /

noun, plural pipe·fuls.

a quantity sufficient to fill the bowl of a pipe: a pipeful of tobacco.

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Origin of pipeful

First recorded in 1595–1605; pipe1 + -ful

usage note for pipeful

See -ful.
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