shelfˈ-ful noun (pl shelfˈ-fuls)
Enough to fill a shelf
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  • shelf|ful — «SHEHLF FUL», noun, plural fuls. the amount a shelf can hold; a full shelf …   Useful english dictionary

  • shelf — has the plural form shelves, and the corresponding verb is shelve. The compound form shelf ful should be written with a hyphen for clarity, and its plural is shelf fuls …   Modern English usage

  • shelf — shelf; shelf·ful; …   English syllables

  • shelf — shelf1 noun (plural shelves) 1》 a flat length of wood or rigid material attached to a wall or forming part of a piece of furniture, providing a surface for the storage or display of objects. 2》 a ledge of rock or protruding strip of land.     ↘a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • shelfful — shelf·ful …   English syllables

  • shelfful — /shelf fool/, n., pl. shelffuls. 1. an amount adequate to fill a shelf: They buy canned goods by the shelfful. 2. the amount contained on a shelf: We gave away a shelfful of books. [1875 80; SHELF + FUL] Usage. See ful. * * * …   Universalium

  • shelfful — noun the amount that a shelf will hold he bought a shelfful of books • Hypernyms: ↑containerful * * * ˈshelfˌfu̇l, eu̇fˌf noun ( s) : a quantity sufficient to fill a shelf : the contents of a shelf * * * /shelf fool/ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …   Wikipedia

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