- a quantity sufficient to fill the bowl of a pipe: a pipeful of tobacco.
Origin of pipeful
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Examples from the Web for pipeful
And he touched the lighted match to the pipeful of black tobacco.The Old Tobacco Shop
But he wouldn't give us credit for a pipeful—not for anything.The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition
And then: “Might I trouble either of you gentlemen for a pipeful of tobacco?”Detectives, Inc.
Sorry to disturb you, sir, but will you favour me with half a pipeful of baccy?Mirk Abbey, Volume 3(of 3)
I would have pawned my coat for a pipeful; ay, and I have pawned for it.At War with Society or, Tales of the Outcasts