noun, plural plate·fuls.
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But as we laid waste to the plateful, we loved them more and more.
He will eat a plateful of gazpacho or puchero, a sardine, half a roll of bread, and drink clear water as often as wine.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
I've got some rattling good snuff, and I'll give you a pinch for a plateful, as I did up in Staffordshire.The Yeoman Adventurer|George W. Gough
So she disappeared into the Stabur and brought out a plateful of multebaer, which she handed him with a friendly nod.Katharine Frensham|Beatrice Harraden