noun, plural thim·ble·fuls.
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Imagine, for example, dropping a thimbleful of red dye into a swimming pool.How Maxwell’s Demon Continues to Startle Scientists - Facts So Romantic|Jonathan O'Callaghan|April 29, 2021|Nautilus
Even more important, I got in my thimbleful of quality time with the man himself.
The members of the crew had hardly swallowed their thimbleful of some home-made liqueur, when the rumble of a carriage was heard.At the Sign of the Cat and Racket|Honore de Balzac
To York fair he must, he would go, if condemned to a bean and a thimbleful of water for fasting dinner ever after.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events|S. Baring-Gould
They dined on dry biscuit and another thimbleful of water apiece and took watch by amiable agreement.
He poured the thimbleful and handed it over quickly, and when Perroquet had tossed it off he filled again and again.
The lunatic poured out a thimbleful for himself and filled Gaudissart's glass.Parisians in the Country|Honore de Balzac