noun, plural skin·fuls.
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The commander 'e sez to me, "Billings," 'e sez, "w'y is it you carn't go ashore without gittin' a skinful?"Pincher Martin, O.D.|H. Taprell Dorling
We must cleave together, and you shall have a skinful of books and school and manners.Blackbeard: Buccaneer|Ralph D. Paine
At length the time arrived, and, fortified with a good dinner and a skinful of "Mumm Cabinet," we proceeded to the witch's den.Lands of the Slave and the Free|Henry A. Murray
The Old French form means "skinful" (cf. poignée, fistful), the hounds' reward being spread on the skin of the slain animal.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)|Ernest Weekley
He was the best of butlers; if he always drank a skinful, he never wasted a noggin.Three Courses and a Dessert|Anonymous